Miami hosts North Carolina after Bacot’s 29-point exit
North Carolina Tar Heels (12-4, 4-1 ACC) vs. Miami Hurricanes (13-4, 5-1 ACC)
Coral Gables, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: North Carolina visits the Miami Hurricanes after Armando Bacot scored 29 points in North Carolina’s 88-65 win over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
The Hurricanes are 8-1 in home games. Miami is 4-2 in games decided by 10 or more points.
The Tar Heels are 4-1 against conference opponents. North Carolina leads the ACC with 39.8 percent shooting from deep. Anthony Harris paces the Tar Heels by shooting 60.0 percent from 3 points.
The Hurricanes and Tar Heels face off Tuesday for the first time in the ACC this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kameron McGusty is shooting 49.5 percent and averaging 17.9 points for the Hurricanes. Charlie Moore is averaging 1.5 makes 3 points over the last 10 games for Miami.
Caleb Love is averaging 2.3 3-pointers per game for the Tar Heels, scoring 15.5 points while shooting 45.1 percent from beyond the arc. Bacot is averaging 12.3 points and 8.5 rebounds in North Carolina’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 9-1, averaged 78.4 points, 27.7 rebounds, 14.9 assists, 9.1 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 48.4 percent from the field . Their opponents are averaging 72.3 points per game.
Tar Heels: 8-2, averaging 77.0 points, 37.7 rebounds, 15.5 assists, 5.6 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.8 percent from the field. Their opponents average 65.1 points.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.