UCLA vs. UNC Asheville: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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UCLA vs. UNC Asheville: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The No. 2 seed UCLA Bruins (29-5) and the No. 15 seed UNC Asheville Bulldogs (27-7) will meet in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at 10:05 PM. The matchup airs on truT.

On Saturday, in its most recent game, UCLA fell to Arizona 61-59. With 19 points, Amari Bailey was its leading scorer. UNC Asheville was victorious in its most recent game versus Campbell, 77-73, on Sunday. Drew Pember was its leading scorer with 29 points.

When is UCLA vs. UNC Asheville and when does it start?

This matchup between the Bruins and Bulldogs will happen on Thursday, March 16, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 10:05 PM ET.

Where to Watch UCLA vs. UNC Asheville

The Bruins and Bulldogs will take to the hardwood at Golden 1 Center for this matchup on March 16, and if you want to catch the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on truT.

UCLA Bruins vs. UNC Asheville Bulldogs Game Preview

UCLA Stats, Odds & Insights

UCLA has a +463 scoring differential, topping opponents by 13.6 points per game. It is putting up 73.9 points per game to rank 125th in college basketball and is allowing 60.3 per contest to rank sixth in college basketball.

The Bruins put up 5.3 more points than the Bulldogs give up (68.6).

UCLA connects on 6.1 three-pointers per game (314th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.5. It shoots 34.7% from deep while its opponents hit 31.1% from long range.

Offensively, the Bruins have performed better when playing at home this season, posting 77.8 points per game, compared to 69.8 per game on the road.

UCLA has been putting up 73.4 points per game in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly lower than the 73.9 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

UNC Asheville Stats, Odds & Insights

UNC Asheville puts up 75.0 points per game (99th in college basketball) while giving up 68.6 per contest (134th in college basketball). It has a +219 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 6.4 points per game.

The Bulldogs score 14.7 more points per game (75.0) than the Bruins allow (60.3).

UNC Asheville connects on 1.6 more threes per game than the opposition, 7.9 (123rd in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.3.

The Bulldogs average 79.6 points per game at home, and 71.9 on the road.

In its last 10 games, UNC Asheville is putting up 74.4 points per game, 0.6 fewer points than its season average (75.0).

Bruins Key Players to Watch

Bruins Leaders
Jaime Jaquez Jr. 34 17.3 8.1 2.3 1.4 0.6 0.9
Tyger Campbell 34 13.6 2.6 4.6 1.2 0.0 1.5
Jaylen Clark 30 13.0 6.0 1.9 2.6 0.3 0.9
Amari Bailey 27 10.6 3.7 1.9 1.1 0.3 0.6
David Singleton 34 9.1 2.7 1.0 1.1 0.2 2.0

Bulldogs Key Players to Watch

Bulldogs Leaders
Drew Pember 34 21.2 9.4 2.3 0.9 2.3 1.6
Tajion Jones 34 15.0 5.2 1.2 1.0 0.4 2.9
C.J. Roberts 1 14.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 0.0 2.0
Fletcher Abee 31 8.1 1.9 1.0 0.8 0.1 1.6
Kalen Williams 1 8.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

And for more CBB game previews, NCAA basketball picks or even how to bet on college basketball check out the latest NCAAB lines on Betsperts.

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.