The 8 and 4 Tar Heels will face a ranked Pittsburgh team the day after Christmas. The announcement marks the second straight year the Heels will make a bowl appearance in the Queen City.
Individual Upper and Lower Level Seats are only available through Ticketmaster.
To purchase individual tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com, or call (800) 745-3000. Tickets are also available at the Carolina Panthers Box Office, located at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.
Club Level seats are only available through the participating schools.
For more information about the Meineke Car Care Bowl, visit www.MeinekeCarCareBowl.com.
East Carolina University will face Arkansas in the Liberty Bowl on January 2 in Memphis.
The Pirates captured their second consecutive USA championship Saturday.