North Carolina plays No. 19 Miami after Love’s 23-point outing

Miami Hurricanes (20-5, 11-4 ACC) at North Carolina Tar Heels (16-9, 8-6 ACC)

Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: North Carolina -4.5; over/under is 155

BOTTOM LINE: North Carolina hosts the No. 19 Miami Hurricanes after Caleb Love scored 23 points in North Carolina’s 91-71 win against the Clemson Tigers.

The Tar Heels have gone 11-1 in home games. North Carolina is eighth in college basketball with 27.0 defensive rebounds per game led by Armando Bacot averaging 6.9.

The Hurricanes are 11-4 in ACC play. Miami ranks fourth in the ACC shooting 36.3% from 3-point range.

The Tar Heels and Hurricanes match up Monday for the first time in ACC play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: RJ Davis is averaging 15.8 points and 3.3 assists for the Tar Heels. Bacot is averaging 16.9 points and 10.5 rebounds while shooting 57.1% over the past 10 games for North Carolina.

Isaiah Wong is averaging 16.2 points, 3.5 assists and 1.5 steals for the Hurricanes. Jordan Miller is averaging 14.7 points and 5.3 rebounds over the last 10 games for Miami.

LAST 10 GAMES: Tar Heels: 6-4, averaging 74.0 points, 35.8 rebounds, 11.7 assists, 5.2 steals and 3.1 blocks per game while shooting 41.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.0 points per game.

Hurricanes: 7-3, averaging 81.5 points, 31.7 rebounds, 15.9 assists, 6.4 steals and 2.9 blocks per game while shooting 50.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 73.6 points.


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