How to Watch North Carolina vs. NC State Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – ACC Tournament Championship

The No. 1 seed North Carolina Tar Heels (27-6, 17-3 ACC) will look to secure the ACC championship and a guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament when they play the No. 10 NC State Wolfpack (21-14, 9-11 ACC) on Saturday at 8:30 PM ET.

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Tar Heels vs. Wolfpack Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Washington D.C.
  • Venue: Capital One Arena

Tar Heels Insights

  • North Carolina has been lifted by its offense, as it ranks 23rd-best in the nation by putting up 81.6 points per game. It ranks 109th in college basketball in points allowed (69.8 per contest).
  • The Tar Heels are top-25 this year in rebounding, ranking eighth-best in college basketball with 41.2 boards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 128th with 33.8 rebounds allowed per contest.
  • North Carolina is delivering 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 100th in the nation in 2023-24.
  • The Tar Heels are averaging 9.9 turnovers per game (63rd-ranked in college basketball). They are forcing 10 turnovers per contest (303rd-ranked).
  • With 7.9 treys per game, North Carolina is 130th in the nation. It owns a 35.7% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 86th in college basketball.
  • The Tar Heels are allowing 7 treys per game (140th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while allowing a 31.2% three-point percentage (40th-ranked).
  • Of the shots attempted by North Carolina in 2023-24, 64.4% of them have been two-pointers (71.8% of the team’s made baskets) and 35.6% have been from beyond the arc (28.2%).

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Wolfpack Insights

  • In 2023-24, NC State is 105th in the country on offense (76.1 points scored per game) and 206th on defense (72.6 points allowed).
  • The Wolfpack grab 35.1 rebounds per game and give up 36 boards, ranking 190th and 251st, respectively, in college basketball.
  • This season NC State is ranked 215th in college basketball in assists at 12.7 per game.
  • In 2023-24, the Wolfpack are 21st-best in the nation in turnovers committed (9.2 per game) and ranked 134th in turnovers forced (11.7).
  • Beyond the arc, NC State is 220th in college basketball in 3-pointers made per game (7.1). It is 159th in 3-point percentage at 34.4%.
  • In 2023-24, the Wolfpack are 164th in the nation in 3-pointers conceded (7.2 per game) and 283rd in defensive 3-point percentage (35.2%).
  • NC State attempts 33.6% percent of its shots from beyond the arc, and 66.4% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.9% of NC State’s buckets are 3-pointers, and 74.1% are 2-pointers.

Tar Heels Leaders

  • RJ Davis leads the Tar Heels in scoring, tallying 21.1 points per game to go with 3.7 rebounds and 3.5 assists.
  • Armando Bacot leads North Carolina in rebounding, averaging 10.1 per game, while Elliot Cadeau leads the team in assists, distributing an average of four in each contest.
  • The Tar Heels get the most three-point shooting production out of Davis, who knocks down 3.1 threes per game.
  • The North Carolina steals leader is Ingram Harrison, who averages 1.4 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Bacot, who compiles 1.5 rejections per contest.

Wolfpack Leaders

  • DJ Horne is at the top of the Wolfpack scoring leaderboard with 16.5 points per game. He also grabs 3.2 rebounds and racks up 2.1 assists per game.
  • NC State’s leader in rebounds is Mohamed Diarra with 7.2 per game, and its leader in assists is Michael O’Connell with 2.9 per game.
  • Horne is consistent from distance and leads the Wolfpack with 2.7 made threes per game.
  • NC State’s leader in steals is Horne with 1.4 per game, and its leader in blocks is Diarra with 0.9 per game.
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