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Here’s The First Look At The Unis North Carolina Will Wear For The Carrier Classic

Wow. Very cool. Color me impressed. And after taking a gander at these uniforms the Tar Heels will wear when they face the Michigan State Spartans at the 2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic on Nov. 11, that color would be blue.

The accompanying press release, via

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina men’s basketball team will wear specially-designed camouflaged, light blue uniforms for its Carrier Classic game on Nov. 11 against Michigan State in San Diego, the school announced today. has exclusive photos of a sample of the uniform design.

The Spartans also will wear camouflaged green and white uniforms for the game, which will be played on the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier in San Diego on Veterans Day next month.

Carolina’s uniforms are versions of its redesigned jerseys for this season, unveiled earlier this month. No player names will appear on the back of the jerseys. Instead, “U.S.A.” will replace players’ last names above the uniform number on the back of all the jerseys.