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UNC returns to Carmichael today

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The Tar Heels will finally be back home today.

The No. 7 UNC women's basketball team, which has been sharing the Smith Center with the Tar Heel men's squad for a season and a half, will play its first game in a renovated Carmichael Auditorium today at 2 against Kennesaw State.

The two teams met for the first time last season, with the Tar Heels winning 102-68 at the Smith Center.

UNC was 25-1 during its recent tenure at the Smith Center. The Tar Heels are 373-83 all-time in Carmichael.

Italee Lucas (pictured) is the Tar Heels' leading scorer.

Tuesday's game

No. 7 UNC vs. Kennesaw State

[Tuesday, 2 p.m., Carmichael Auditorium]

UNC leads series 1-0.

Records: KSU 4-6, UNC 9-1.

Audio: WCHL-AM 1360; TarHeelBlue.com; KSUOwls.com.

Coaches' records - KSU: Colby Tilley 712-276, 260-166 at KSU; UNC: Sylvia Hatchell: 826-283, 550-203 at UNC.

Leading scorers - KSU: Angie Smith 12.4; UNC: Italee Lucas 16.8.

Leading rebounders - KSU: Montinique Nixon 8.3; UNC: Laura Broomfield 7.7.

Assist leaders - KSU: Angie Smith 3.0; UNC: Cetera DeGraffenreid 6.1.

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