UNC Basketball is set to face off against Alabama in the ACC/SEC Challenge, in a rematch from last year's Elite Eight where the Tar Heels were defeated 89-87, leading to Alabama's first Final Four appearance. Despite UNC holding a historical edge with seven victories over Alabama, the Crimson Tide have fared better in recent matchups. The confirmation of this game adds to UNC's non-conference schedule for the 2024-25 season, as part of the 16 matchups announced for the ACC/SEC Challenge.

By the Numbers
  • UNC defeated Tennessee 100-92 in just the fourth meeting between the two teams.
  • Alabama won 2 out of the 3 matchups against UNC since the 2000s.
State of Play
  • UNC basketball will host Alabama in the ACC/SEC Challenge for the 2024-25 season.
  • The matchup will be a rematch from the previous Elite Eight encounter.
  • Both teams will feature key returning players from their previous face-off.
What's Next

Stay tuned for the official date of the UNC vs. Alabama game and more details on UNC's non-conference schedule for the upcoming season.

Bottom Line

The UNC basketball team gears up to take on Alabama in a high-stakes rematch, setting the stage for an exciting showdown and adding another key element to their upcoming season's schedule.