UNC faces tough test vs No. 24 Michigan

No. 24 Michigan (4-2) vs. North Carolina (4-2)

Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Wednesday, 9:15 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: No. 24 Michigan presents a tough challenge for North Carolina. North Carolina has lost both of its games against ranked teams this season. Michigan knocked off Tarleton St. by 11 on Wednesday.

STEPPING UP: North Carolina’s Armando Bacot has averaged 15.7 points and 8.7 rebounds while Caleb Love has put up 15.2 points and 4.2 assists. For the Wolverines, Hunter Dickinson has averaged 14.8 points and 8.2 rebounds while Eli Brooks has put up 15.7 points.ACCURATE ARMANDO: Across six games this season, North Carolina’s Bacot has shot 66.7 percent.

STREAK STATS: North Carolina has won its last three home games, scoring an average of 83 points while giving up 69.

ACCOUNTING FOR ASSISTS: The Wolverines have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Heels. North Carolina has an assist on 37 of 80 field goals (46.3 percent) over its previous three contests while Michigan has assists on 37 of 70 field goals (52.9 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: North Carolina is rated second among ACC teams with an average of 83.2 points per game.

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