Heel basketball alumni to play in century celebration game

UNC's junior varsity team playing a game in the Dean E. Smith Center (AP)

January 13, 2010 8:36:46 AM PST
Olympians and championship starters are among the more than 50 former Tar Heels scheduled to play in the University of North Carolina's Celebration of a Century basketball game on February 12 at the Dean Smith Center.

Tickets for the alumni game are $10 and are available at TarHeelBlue.com and by calling the ticket office at (919) 962-2296 or 1-800-722-HEEL.

Former U.S. Olympians Bobby Jones, Walter Davis and J.R. Reid are scheduled to play in the alumni game. George Lynch and Eric Montross, who led the 1993 Tar Heels to the national championship, will be joined by Brian Reese, another starter on the '93 team, and teammates Kevin Salvadori, Matt Wenstrom and Serge Zwikker.

Pete Chilcutt and Scott Williams, who went on to win multiple NBA championships with the Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls, respectively, also are among the list of Tar Heels slated to play.

The alumni game is part of the reunion weekend highlighting the 100th year of Carolina Basketball.

Game time is 8 p.m.

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