North Carolina takes on UNC-Wilmington in the first game of the basketball season.

Caleb Love (2) of North Carolina drives to the basket against Victor Enoh (12) of UNC Wilmington during the first half on Monday

November 7, 2022 at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. Willett, Robert

Caleb Love (2) of North Carolina drives to the hoop against Victor Enoh (12) of UNC Wilmington in the second half on Monday

November 7, 2022 at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. Love scored 17 points in the Tar Heels' victory.

The University of North Carolina Tar Heels kick off the 2022-23 season against Johnson C. 

Armando Bacot, Caleb Love, Leaky Black, and RJ Davis return for the Tar Heels. 

View photographs from the game taken by News & Observer photographer Robert Willett.

If Caleb Love was dismissive of the Golden Bulls, he wouldn't have been diving for a lost ball in the first half. 

Armando Bacot, a junior forward, would not have gone after every rebound to the tune of 20 in 23 minutes of play.