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Tar Heels to face Butler in Battle 4 Atlantis opener

Posted August 5, 2014

UNC head coach Roy Williams during action at the Dean E. Smith Center between the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on March 3, 2014 in Chapel Hill, NC. (Will Bratton/WRAL contributor)

— The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is one of several national basketball powers scheduled to take part in the 2014 Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas, and the Tar Heels will open tournament play Nov. 26 with a game against Butler. 

North Carolina and Butler tip at 12 p.m., and the game will be broadcast on ESPN2.

With a win, UNC would advance to the semifinals for a matchup with UCLA or Oklahoma. That game would tip at 1 p.m. on Nov. 27 and be broadcast on ESPN.

Teams on the opposite side of the bracket include Florida, Wisconsin, Georgetown and Alabama-Birmingham. Wisconsin will face UAB in the opening round, and Georgetown will play Florida. 

The championship game will be held Nov. 28 at 4:30 p.m.

The Tar Heels will also be in the Bahamas in mid-August for exhibition games against the Providence Storm and the Bahamas All-Stars.

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  • 903 Born To Be Hateddd Aug 5, 2014

    Butler.. Uh-oh, brings back some bad memories for ol Roy...

  • KTS BAAAAAAACCCCCCCKKKKKKKKKK Aug 5, 2014

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    Hopefully there are no natural disasters between now and them for him to use in his post game conference.

  • Two0utttaThreeUNC Aug 5, 2014

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    state college football happens "between now ad them", as you put it.....isn't that enough of a natural disaster?

    (Or is that man-made?)

  • Alex25 Aug 6, 2014

    Will Roy survive the scandal .... ??

  • CarolinaBlue (.791) Aug 7, 2014

    Stellar non-conference schedule for the Heels as usual.

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