The Jayhawks and the Tar Heels will face off on the court Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. EST.
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The Kansas Jayhawks and the North Carolina Tar Heels are college basketball’s most historic and storied programs. The two teams have met a total of 18 times, with Kansas holding a 12-6 lead in the series.
The most recent meeting between the two programs occurred on November 25, 2017, when North Carolina defeated Kansas 103-100 in Chapel Hill. That game was non-conference play.
The next scheduled meeting between Kansas and North Carolina will be on December 4, 2021, when the Jayhawks travel to Chapel Hill to take on the Tar Heels.
The Jayhawks and the Tar Heels have a storied rivalry that dates back to the early days of college basketball. The two teams have played each other nearly 200 times, and while North Carolina has had the upper hand in recent years, Kansas has won the most overall.
The two teams last met in 2019, when Kansas won 92-87. The Jayhawks are scheduled to play North Carolina again in 2020, but the game was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
It is unclear when the two teams will meet again, but fans of both programs are hoping it will be soon.
Kansas and North Carolina will play each other on Friday, March 23rd at 7:00pm EST.
After the Game
North Carolina has a bye this week, so the team will be resting and preparing for their next opponent. Kansas also has a bye this week, so the team will be resting and preparing for their next opponent. The two teams will play each other in two weeks.