How to Watch North Carolina vs. Wake Forest Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – January 22

The No. 3 North Carolina Tar Heels (15-3, 7-0 ACC) hope to extend an eight-game winning streak when they host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (13-5, 5-2 ACC) at 7:00 PM ET on Monday, January 22, 2024 at Dean Smith Center. The game airs on ESPN.

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Tar Heels vs. Demon Deacons Game Info

  • Date: Monday, January 22, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 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

  • North Carolina is allowing 69.3 points per game this year (117th-ranked in college basketball), but it has really thrived offensively, averaging 83.4 points per contest (24th-best).
  • The Tar Heels rank 17th-best in the nation by grabbing 41.2 boards per game. In terms of rebounds allowed, they rank 138th in college basketball (34.2 allowed per contest).
  • So far this year, North Carolina ranks 115th in college basketball in assists, dishing out 14.4 per game.
  • The Tar Heels are committing 9.9 turnovers per game (42nd-ranked in college basketball). They are forcing 10.8 turnovers per contest (270th-ranked).
  • North Carolina is sinking 7.7 threes per game (161st-ranked in college basketball) this season, while sporting a 35.6% three-point percentage (99th-ranked).
  • The Tar Heels rank 19th-best in college basketball by allowing a three-point shooting percentage of 29% to opposing teams. They rank 119th in college basketball by ceding 6.8 three-pointers per contest.
  • Of the shots taken by North Carolina in 2023-24, 65.2% of them have been two-pointers (72.7% of the team’s made baskets) and 34.8% have been from beyond three-point land (27.3%).

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Demon Deacons Insights

  • Offensively Wake Forest is the 45th-ranked team in college basketball (81.1 points per game). Defensively it is 127th (69.8 points conceded per game).
  • The Demon Deacons collect 35.2 rebounds per game and concede 33.2 boards, ranking 208th and 89th, respectively, in the nation.
  • Wake Forest is 231st in the country in assists (12.8 per game) in 2023-24.
  • In 2023-24, the Demon Deacons are 123rd in the country in turnovers committed (10.9 per game) and 174th in turnovers forced (11.8).
  • Wake Forest is 48th in the nation in 3-pointers made (9.1 per game) and 10th-best in 3-point percentage (39.3%).
  • In 2023-24, the Demon Deacons are 51st in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed (6 per game) and 164th in defensive 3-point percentage (32.9%).
  • Wake Forest takes 38.8% percent of its shots from beyond the arc, and 32% of its made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, it attempts 61.2% of its shots, with 68% of its makes coming from there.

Tar Heels Leaders

  • The Tar Heels scoring leader is RJ Davis, who averages 20.2 per contest to go with 3.7 rebounds and 3.5 assists.
  • Armando Bacot leads North Carolina in rebounding, averaging 10.4 per game, while Elliot Cadeau leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.6 in each contest.
  • Davis leads the Tar Heels in three-point shooting, making an average of three shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Davis is North Carolina’s leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while Bacot leads them in blocks with 1.7 per contest.

Demon Deacons Leaders

  • Hunter Sallis averages 17.7 points per game and is the top scorer for the Demon Deacons.
  • Andrew Carr has a stat line of 7.3 rebounds, 14.3 points and 1.3 assists per game for Wake Forest to take the top rebound spot on the team. Kevin Miller holds the top spot for assists with 4.2 per game, adding 17.4 points and 2.7 rebounds per contest.
  • Sallis is the most prolific from distance for the Demon Deacons, hitting 2.3 threes per game.
  • Wake Forest’s leader in steals is Miller with 1.7 per game, and its leader in blocks is Carr with 1.4 per game.
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