Feb. 3, 2017
The University of Notre Dame men’s basketball team, previously scheduled to face North Carolina at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Saturday, February 4, will now face the Tar Heels in Greensboro, North Carolina, at the Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday, February 5 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
An emergency water crisis in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, that developed late in the day on Friday necessitated the game to be moved.
“We don’t run any set plays, so we are always flexible,” Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey said about the schedule change.
The Notre Dame travel party, set to fly out around 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday evening, will now make the trip to North Carolina late in the morning on Saturday, February 4.
The University of North Carolina officially closed campus as of 1 p.m. Friday. Classes were cancelled and staff members were told to leave campus as soon as possible.
The UNC-Notre Dame game was scheduled for 6 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday’s game will be honored on Sunday at the Greensboro Coliseum. Those holding lower level seats in the Smith Center will be given access to the lower bowl at the Greensboro Coliseum. Smith Center ticketholders in the upper level will have access to seats in the upper level at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Student tickets will be honored at the game on Sunday.
Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. No parking passes will be honored. Parking will be available at the Coliseum for $10.
The game will be broadcast on ESPNews and the Notre Dame Basketball Network and WatchND.tv.