Dean Smith Center

Dean Smith Center

Dean Smith Center History

For nearly 30 years, Dean Smith Center has been rocking and rolling alongside the North Carolina Tar Heels, a team that has established itself as one of the most dynamic programs in all of college basketball. Come out and see the action for yourself and you'll understand why it's become one of the most renowned places in the country to see a big basketball game. This is a venue that has been the backdrop for Tar Heels' legends like Vince Carter and Antawn Jamison, of Tyler Hansbrough and Ty Lawson. You never know who is going to come onto the scene next with a banner day, giving you plenty of reasons to put down the remote and head out to see what all the buzz is about.

First opened back in the mid-1980s, it didn't exactly take a long time for it to become a major staple of the sports scene in beautiful Chapel Hill, and that's because it's the home court of one of the most celebrated teams in all of college sports. These days, once you're there in the stands, you'll understand loud and clear why so many people love turning up to Dean Smith Center to see all of the action up close and personal. With a legendary program and an arena every best as legendary, it doesn't get any better than this.


Dean Smith Center Events Hosted

It's never easy in the ACC against teams like Duke, Syracuse, Wake Forest and more, but the Tar Heels tend to have some amazing playmakers whenever they hit the court, making each and every one of their home games something to behold if you're looking for some top-tier entertainment. To come out to a a highly anticipated ACC matchup is to see some of the very best players in the country, giving you an experience that you'll be talking about long after it's all over. Don't think it's only been a place of college basketball, however, as it's also held concerts from superstars like Bon Jovi, Janet Jackson, Bruce Springsteen and even speaking engagements featuring Barack Obama. With an eclectic list of events, Dean Smith Center tends to have a little something for everyone.


Dean Smith Center Trivia

Do you know that the Tar Heels have gone undefeated in four different seasons?

Over the years, Dean Smith Center has been the perfect home-court advantage, with the Tar Heels putting together undefeated home seasons in 1986-1987, 1992-1993, 2004-2005 and 2010-2011.


Dean Smith Center Experience

There isn't a bad seat in the house here at Dean Smith Center, which is something that you really won't understand until you actually make it out to see it for yourself. Once you're there watching one of your favorite teams, the last thing you'll be thinking about is your seat, however, as you'll be jumping out of it all too often as the Tar Heels help to bring the house down. With the guarantee of an electrifying atmosphere and some of the very best players in college hoops, Tar Heels' home games aren't to be missed if you're a basketball fan living in the area – or if you want to travel there to see what big-time college hoops is like.

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Fri
24 Oct
Fayetteville State Broncos at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets (Exhibition) Oct 24, 2014 7:30 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
7:30 p.m. EDT
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Fri
07 Nov
Belmont Abbey Crusaders at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets (Exhibition) Nov 07, 2014 7:30 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
7:30 p.m. EST
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Date
TBD  
2014 North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Season Tickets - Season Package (Includes Tickets for all Home Games) Nov 14, 2014 7:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
Time TBD  
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Fri
14 Nov
North Carolina Central Eagles at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Nov 14, 2014 8:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
8:00 p.m. EST
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Sun
16 Nov
Robert Morris Colonials at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Nov 16, 2014 6:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
6:00 p.m. EST
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Wed
03 Dec
Iowa Hawkeyes at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets (ACC / Big Ten Challenge) Dec 03, 2014 7:30 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
7:30 p.m. EST
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Sun
07 Dec
East Carolina Pirates at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Dec 07, 2014 2:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
2:00 p.m. EST
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Sat
27 Dec
UAB Blazers at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Dec 27, 2014 7:30 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
7:30 p.m. EST
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Tue
30 Dec
Willam and Mary Tribe at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Dec 30, 2014 1:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
Time TBD  
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Mon
05 Jan 2015
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Jan 05, 2015 7:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
7:00 p.m. EST
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Sat
10 Jan 2015
Louisville Cardinals at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Jan 10, 2015 2:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
2:00 p.m. EST
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Sun
18 Jan 2015
Virginia Tech Hokies at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Jan 18, 2015 6:30 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
6:30 p.m. EST
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Sat
24 Jan 2015
Florida State Seminoles at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Jan 24, 2015 2:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
2:00 p.m. EST
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Mon
26 Jan 2015
Syracuse Orange at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Jan 26, 2015 7:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
7:00 p.m. EST
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Mon
02 Feb 2015
Virginia Cavaliers at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Feb 02, 2015 7:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
7:00 p.m. EST
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Sat
21 Feb 2015
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Feb 21, 2015 12:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
12:00 p.m. EST
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Tue
24 Feb 2015
North Carolina State Wolfpack at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Feb 24, 2015 8:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
8:00 p.m. EST
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Sat
07 Mar 2015
Duke Blue Devils at North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Tickets Mar 07, 2015 1:00 PM
Dean Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
Time TBD  
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