Davis and North Carolina host No. 23 NC State

North Carolina Tar Heels (16-10, 8-7 ACC) at NC State Wolf Pack (20-7, 10-6 ACC)

Raleigh, North Carolina; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: NC State -2; over/under is 151.5

BOTTOM LINE: North Carolina faces the No. 23 NC State Wolf Pack after RJ Davis scored 23 points in North Carolina’s 80-72 loss to the Miami Hurricanes.

The Wolf Pack have gone 13-1 in home games. NC State ranks second in the ACC with 10.3 offensive rebounds per game led by Dusan Mahorcic averaging 2.5.

The Tar Heels have gone 8-7 against ACC opponents. North Carolina scores 78.2 points while outscoring opponents by 5.7 points per game.

TOP PERFORMERS: Terquavion Smith is shooting 34.5% from beyond the arc with 3.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Wolf Pack, while averaging 18.3 points, 4.5 assists and 1.6 steals. Jarkel Joiner is shooting 39.6% and averaging 15.4 points over the last 10 games for NC State.

Davis is averaging 16.1 points and 3.3 assists for the Tar Heels. Armando Bacot is averaging 16.9 points over the last 10 games for North Carolina.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wolf Pack: 7-3, averaging 77.4 points, 34.5 rebounds, 12.8 assists, 7.3 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 44.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.6 points per game.

Tar Heels: 5-5, averaging 73.1 points, 34.6 rebounds, 10.4 assists, 5.2 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 41.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.6 points.


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