Tar Heel basketball season kicks off with book sale and giveaway

Tomorrow the UNC Tar Heel men’s basketball season begins . . . on an aircraft carrier! They’ll be playing Michigan State. And oh, yeah, President Obama will be there. Welcome, Tar Heels, to the Carrier Classic.

Hopes are high this season: it’s going to be a big year for a program that’s had quite a history of big years. Right now, and for a limited time, the UNC campus bookstore, The Bull’s Head Bookshop, is offering a special celebration event to kick off the basketball season.

Carolina Basketball: A Century of Excellence, by Adam LucasCarolina Basketball: A Century of Excellence, by Adam Lucas, is the official history of the first 100 years of Carolina Men’s Basketball.

Regularly priced at $30.00, the Bull’s Head is now offering signed copies of the book for only $19.50 (that’s 35% off) for a limited time only! This book, with over 200 color photos, makes a great gift and is THE book to own for any fan.

AND for every book you buy, you’ll be automatically entered in to a raffle to win a Carolina Basketball Fan Pack – a prize package worth over $200 – that includes a $100.00 Student Stores Gift Card, a replica Nike UNC basketball jersey, an official UNC basketball, and a copy of One Fantastic Ride, the book on the UNC men’s basketball 2009 national championship season.

Drawing to be held on Tuesday, November 22nd, at 5pm.

More details at the store’s website.

If you’ve got a Tar Heel on your holiday gift list, you can’t go wrong with this fabulous record of a record-breaking program. The price is right and you could end up with an armload of Tar Heel basketball loot!