North Carolina hosts NC State after Seabron’s 21-point game
NC State Wolf Pack (10-11, 3-7 ACC) at North Carolina Tar Heels (14-6, 6-3 ACC)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: North Carolina -7.5; plus/minus is 150
BOTTOM LINE: NC State takes on the North Carolina Tar Heels after Dereon Seabron scored 21 points in NC State’s 73-65 loss to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
The Tar Heels are 11-0 in home games. North Carolina ranks fourth in college basketball with 28.7 defensive rebounds per game led by Armando Bacot with an average of 8.2.
The Wolf Pack went 3-7 against opponents ACC. NC State is 1-2 in one possession games.
The Tar Heels and Wolf Pack meet Saturday for the first time in ACC play this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bacot is scoring 16.3 points per game with 12.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists for the Tar Heels. RJ Davis is averaging 9.3 points and 2.7 rebounds while shooting 46.6 percent over the last 10 games for North Carolina.
Seabron is shooting 53.5 percent and averaging 19.0 points for the Wolf Pack. Terquavion Smith is averaging 10.9 points over the last 10 games for NC State.
LAST 10 GAMES: Tar Heels: 6-4, averaged 73.4 points, 39.1 rebounds, 13.4 assists, 4.3 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 41.7 percent since the start. ground. Their opponents are averaging 71.2 points per game.
Wolf Pack: 3-7, averaged 72.0 points, 30.5 rebounds, 12.1 assists, 7.6 steals and 2.6 blocks per game while shooting 44.2 percent from the field. Their opponents average 74.0 points.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.