Thursday, June 4, 2009

Early ACC game times set

North Carolina's home game against East Carolina on Sept. 19 will begin at noon and will be televised by ESPN or ESPN-2, according to an ACC schedule for the first three weeks of the football season released Thursday.

On Sept. 5, North Carolina's home game against The Citadel is scheduled for 6 p.m. on

N.C. State's home games Sept. 12 against Murray State and Sept. 19 against Gardner-Webb will begin at 6 p.m. and won't be televised. The Wolfpack has a previously announced 7 p.m. opener at home on ESPN against South Carolina on Thursday, Sept. 3.

Duke will play a 7 p.m. opener Sept. 5 against Richmond that won't be televised. The game time for Duke at Army on ESPN Classic on Sept. 12 has yet to be announced, and Duke at Kansas on Sept. 19 is at noon on Versus.

Other games of interest for schools in the Carolinas include Baylor at Wake Forest at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 5 on ABC or ESPN-2, Stanford at Wake Forest at noon Sept. 12 on Raycom, and Boston College at Clemson at noon on Sept. 19 on Raycom.

- Ken Tysiac