How to Watch North Carolina vs. NC State Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – March 2

The No. 9 North Carolina Tar Heels (22-6, 14-3 ACC) will try to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the NC State Wolfpack (17-11, 9-8 ACC) at 4:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Dean Smith Center. The contest airs on ESPN.

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Tar Heels vs. Wolfpack Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Venue: Dean Smith Center

Tar Heels Insights

  • With 81.5 points per game on offense, North Carolina is 26th in the country. At the other end of the court, it allows 70.4 points per contest, which ranks 128th in college basketball.
  • The Tar Heels are top-25 this year in rebounding, ranking ninth-best in college basketball with 41.0 rebounds per game. Meanwhile, they rank 151st with 34.3 rebounds allowed per contest.
  • North Carolina is putting up 14.4 dimes per game, which ranks them 103rd in the country in 2023-24.
  • This year, the Tar Heels are committing 10.0 turnovers per game (61st-ranked in college basketball) and forcing 10.3 turnovers per contest (282nd-ranked).
  • North Carolina is draining 8.0 three-pointers per game (124th-ranked in college basketball). It sports a 35.4% shooting percentage (99th-ranked) from downtown.
  • The Tar Heels are allowing 7.0 threes per game (143rd-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opponents to shoot 30.6% (29th-ranked) from three-point land.
  • Of the shots attempted by North Carolina in 2023-24, 63.8% of them have been two-pointers (71.4% of the team’s made baskets) and 36.2% have been threes (28.6%).

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Wolfpack Insights

  • NC State is 108th in the country in points scored (76.2 per game) and 188th in points conceded (72.1).
  • On the boards, the Wolfpack are 171st in college basketball in rebounds (35.5 per game). They are 277th in rebounds conceded (36.6 per game).
  • NC State is 205th in the nation in assists (12.8 per game) in 2023-24.
  • The Wolfpack are the 24th-best team in the nation in turnovers per game (9.3) and 105th in turnovers forced (12.2).
  • Beyond the arc, NC State is 199th in college basketball in 3-pointers made per game (7.3). It is 177th in 3-point percentage at 34.0%.
  • Defensively, the Wolfpack are 152nd in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded per game at 7.1. They are 290th in 3-point percentage allowed at 35.2%.
  • NC State attempts 34.4% percent of its shots from beyond the arc, and 65.6% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26.4% of NC State’s buckets are 3-pointers, and 73.6% are 2-pointers.

Tar Heels Leaders

  • The Tar Heels scoring leader is RJ Davis, who averages 21.7 per contest to go with 3.7 rebounds and 3.4 assists.
  • Armando Bacot leads North Carolina in rebounding, averaging 10.5 per game, while Elliot Cadeau leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 4.0 in each contest.
  • Davis makes more threes per game than any other member of the Tar Heels, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.2 per contest.
  • Ingram Harrison and Bacot lead North Carolina on the defensive end, with Ingram leading the team in steals averaging 1.5 per game and Bacot in blocks averaging 1.6 per contest.

Wolfpack Leaders

  • DJ Horne averages 17.5 points per game to be the top scorer for the Wolfpack.
  • The NC State leaders in rebounding and assists are Mohamed Diarra with 6.5 rebounds per game (he also adds 5.3 points and 0.3 assists per game) and Michael O’Connell with 3.0 assists per game (he also tacks on 4.4 points and 3.3 rebounds per game).
  • Horne is the top shooter from deep for the Wolfpack, hitting 3.0 threes per game.
  • Horne (1.3 steals per game) is the steal leader for NC State while D.J. Burns (0.7 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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