Pitt will start the ACC portion of its 2018-19 basketball schedule with a marquee game at Petersen Events Center, as the North Carolina Tar Heels will come to town on Saturday, Jan. 5 to start conference play for the Panthers.
The conference opener will probably be the second-most anticipated game on the 2018-19 home slate, as the Panthers will host Duke, the alma mater and former workplace of head coach Jeff Capel, on Jan. 22.
The rest of the home schedule includes Louisville on Jan. 9, Florida State on Jan. 14, Syracuse on Feb. 2, NC State on Feb. 9, Virginia Tech on Feb. 16, Clemson on Feb. 27 and the home finale against Notre Dame on March 9.
The Panthers will visit NC State on Jan. 12, Syracuse on Jan. 19, Louisville on Jan. 26, Clemson on Jan. 29, Wake Forest on Feb. 5, Boston College on Feb. 12, Georgia Tech on Feb. 20, Virginia on March 2 and Miami on March 5.
Here’s the full schedule, along with television and tip times:
Jan. 5 North Carolina Raycom Sports (WTAE), Noon
Jan. 9 Louisville Raycom Sports (WTAE), 8 p.m.
Jan. 12 at NC State Raycom Sports (WTAE), Noon
Jan. 14 Florida State ESPN or ESPNU, 7 p.m.
Jan. 19 at Syracuse AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, 2 p.m.
Jan. 22 Duke ESPN or ESPNU, 9 p.m.
Jan. 26 at Louisville Raycom Sports (WTAE), 2 p.m.
Jan. 29 at Clemson ESPN2 or ESPNU, 9 p.m.
Feb. 2 Syracuse ESPN2 or ESPNU, 6 p.m.
Feb. 5 at Wake Forest ESPNU, 7 p.m.
Feb. 9 NC State Raycom Sports (WTAE) 2 p.m.
Feb. 12 at Boston College ESPNU, 7 p.m.
Feb. 16 Virginia Tech AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 20 at Georgia Tech AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, 9 p.m.
Feb. 27 Clemson AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
March 2 at Virginia Raycom Sports (WTAE), 2 p.m.
March 5 at Miami Raycom Sports (WTAE), 8 p.m.
March 9 Notre Dame Raycom Sports (WTAE), Noon
The 2018-19 ACC Tournament will be held at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina from March 12-16.