Virginia vs. North Carolina: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Virginia vs. North Carolina: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Virginia Cavaliers (23-6, 15-5 ACC) will try to continue a 10-game home winning streak when they take on the North Carolina Tar Heels (20-12, 11-9 ACC) on March 9, 2023 at Greensboro Coliseum.

In its previous game, Virginia defeated Louisville on Saturday, 75-60. Its high scorer was Armaan Franklin with 16 points. In its previous game, North Carolina defeated Boston College on Wednesday, 85-61. Its high scorer was Caleb Love with 22 points.

When is Virginia vs. North Carolina and when does it start?

This matchup between the Cavaliers and Tar Heels will go down on Thursday, March 9, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 7:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Virginia vs. North Carolina

The Cavaliers and Tar Heels will take to the floor at Greensboro Coliseum for this matchup on March 9, and if you’d like to see the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN.

Virginia Cavaliers vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Game Preview

Virginia Stats, Odds & Insights

Virginia is outscoring opponents by 7.7 points per game with a +223 scoring differential overall. It puts up 68.2 points per game (271st in college basketball) and allows 60.5 per contest (eighth in college basketball).

The Cavaliers put up only 2.8 fewer points than the Tar Heels give up (71.0).

Virginia makes 7.0 three-pointers per game (231st in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.1. It shoots 35.9% from deep while its opponents hit 34.4% from long range.

The Cavaliers average 68.6 points per game at home, compared to 65.7 points per game in road games, a difference of 2.9 points per contest.

Virginia has seen a downturn in scoring lately, racking up 63.5 points per game in its last 10 outings, 4.7 points fewer than the 68.2 it has scored this season.

North Carolina Stats, Odds & Insights

North Carolina has a +183 scoring differential, topping opponents by 5.7 points per game. It is putting up 76.7 points per game, 59th in college basketball, and is allowing 71.0 per contest to rank 204th in college basketball.

The Tar Heels post 16.2 more points per game (76.7) than the Cavaliers allow (60.5).

North Carolina connects on 7.1 three-pointers per game (217th in college basketball), while its opponents have made 6.5 on average.

The Tar Heels are putting up more points at home (78.3 per game) than away (74.0).

Over its previous 10 games, North Carolina is posting 72.7 points per game, 4.0 fewer points than its season average (76.7).

Cavaliers Key Players to Watch

Cavaliers Leaders
Armaan Franklin 29 12.6 4.2 1.4 0.9 0.3 2.0
Jayden Gardner 29 11.8 5.5 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.0
Kihei Clark 29 11.1 2.6 5.7 1.1 0.1 1.2
Reece Beekman 28 9.3 3.0 5.3 1.6 0.5 0.9
Ben Vander Plas 29 7.4 4.6 1.4 0.8 0.4 1.1

Tar Heels Key Players to Watch

Tar Heels Leaders
Caleb Love 32 16.8 3.8 2.8 1.1 0.2 2.2
Armando Bacot 31 16.3 10.6 1.5 0.6 1.1 0.0
RJ Davis 32 15.9 5.1 3.2 1.1 0.1 1.8
Pete Nance 29 10.1 5.9 1.6 0.3 1.1 1.1
Leaky Black 32 7.3 6.4 1.5 1.3 0.8 0.8

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.