UAB Blazers To Host North Carolina with All Eyes in Birmingham Watching

Posted by Chris Yow on March-23-2010 Add Comments

North Carolina is certainly not the best team ever visit Bartow Arena, but you can rest assured that the Tar Heels are the most recognizable.

The NIT match up between the Heels and Blazers will not be as entertaining as UTEP and UAB in two overtimes earlier this season. And certainly not when number ones Louisville and Memphis came to town in 2003 and 2008 respectively.

But the North Carolina Tar Heels will be the only team with a name big enough to sale out a basketball game in more than 24 hours before the contest in this football crazed state.

North Carolina is the defending national champion. North Carolina is where Dean Smith coached and Michael Jordan played.

UAB? Not so much.

But the tradition on...

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