North Carolina visits Florida State after Cleveland’s 20-point game

North Carolina Tar Heels (18-11, 10-8 ACC) at Florida State Seminoles (9-20, 7-11 ACC)

Tallahassee, Florida; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Florida State hosts the North Carolina Tar Heels after Matthew Cleveland scored 20 points in Florida State’s 85-84 victory over the Miami Hurricanes.

The Seminoles are 5-10 in home games. Florida State has a 4-11 record in games decided by 10 or more points.

The Tar Heels are 10-8 against ACC opponents. North Carolina is the ACC leader with 36.9 rebounds per game led by Armando Bacot averaging 10.9.

The Seminoles and Tar Heels face off Monday for the first time in conference play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Cleveland is averaging 14.3 points and 7.7 rebounds for the Seminoles. Darin Green Jr. is averaging 3.1 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Florida State.

Bacot is averaging 17 points and 10.9 rebounds for the Tar Heels. Caleb Love is averaging 2.5 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for North Carolina.

LAST 10 GAMES: Seminoles: 3-7, averaging 71.2 points, 26.5 rebounds, 13.9 assists, 7.8 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 43.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 81.6 points per game.

Tar Heels: 5-5, averaging 72.4 points, 37.6 rebounds, 10.3 assists, 3.7 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 39.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 70.7 points.


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