Late Night With Roy

2018 Late Night With Roy
Friday, Oct. 12  ·  Dean E. Smith Center

Late Night With Roy will serve as the official tip-off of the 2018-19 basketball season and the first chance to see the new first-year class in action. This event is open to all alumni and fans. However, approximately 1,000 lower-level seats have been reserved exclusively for GAA members. Highlighting the evening will be the first public viewing of the Roy Williams Court.

Antawn Jamison ’99 and Molly Sullivan ’02 will host the evening’s festivities. Currently retired from the NBA, Jamison was the 1998 National Player of the Year as a junior at Carolina, a two-time All-America and two-time NBA All-Star. As a Tar Heel, Sullivan was an Atlantic Coast Conference champion and NCAA qualifying swimmer who is now a gameday host and reporter for the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles.

General Information

  • The Smith Center’s clear bag policy will be in effect at Late Night (view policy).
  • Doors open at 4 p.m.
  • Unless otherwise noted, seating is open.
  • Women’s volleyball will face Pittsburgh in the Smith Center at 5 p.m.
  • Late Night festivities will begin at the conclusion of the volleyball game.
  • Women’s basketball is expected to begin at approximately 7 p.m., followed by men’s basketball at 7:30 p.m.
  • The first 3,500 fans in attendance will receive a Roy Williams Court towel.

GAA Member Reserved Seating

  • The GAA section will be reserved until the start of Late Night festivities (approximately 7 p.m.)
  • GAA reserved section pass distribution will only take place at Entrance C and will begin at 4 p.m.
  • Distribution of passes to sit in the reserve section will take place as long as the section has space or until approximately 7 p.m.
  • Seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • GAA members must show their GAA member card to receive a reserve section pass.
  • The reserve section pass is for the GAA sections only (locations will be printed on the ticket).  It will allow you access to our reserved sections, but it’s open seating within the section (no assigned individual seats). Once you enter the Smith Center pick your seat and take it!
  • Each GAA member may receive a reserve section pass for themselves, one (1) adult guest plus any children under the age of 18.
  • Only individuals with reserve section pass will be allowed seating in the reserved member section. To ensure all seats are utilized, “saving seats” is not allowed.
  • GAA and Smith Center staff will be inside to assist you in locating the GAA section.

GAA Member Card

  • To verify your membership, show us your digital membership card, via the UNC Alumni App.  Don’t have it?  Download it today.
  • You can also show us a hard copy of your membership card.
  • Not yet a GAA member? Join on the UNC Alumni app for instant membership access or join online and allow one day for your membership to be processed.

Additional Information

This event is managed by the Department of Athletics.