ACC/Big Ten Challenge: 15th Ranked Hoosiers Host 3rd Ranked UNC
Heels and Hoosiers Cap off ACC/Big Ten Challenge
The ACC/Big Ten Challenge wraps up on Wednesday night with the nationally ranked North Carolina Tar Heels and the Indiana Hoosiers take the court. They battle at Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall and will tip off at 9:15 on ESPN.
Oddsmakers, for this ACC/Big Ten Challenge matchup, currently have the Tar Heels listed as 6-point favorites versus the Hoosiers. While the game’s total is sitting at 165.
Indiana was a 85-52 winner in its last match at home against Delta Devils. The 4-1 Hoosiers were ranked third before losing in overtime at Fort Wayne. They dropped 10 spots. They also could be without leading scorer in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Junior guard James Blackmon Jr is questionable with a left knee injury. The 20.5-point scorer, who also leads the team in 3-pointers with 15 out of 32 attempted (.469), missed Sunday’s 85-52 home rout of Mississippi Valley State.
North Carolina was a 71-56 winner in its last match in the Maui Invitational against the Wisconsin Badgers. They covered the -4.5-point spread as favorites. Five UNC players average in double digits heading into this ACC/Big Ten Challenge mathcup. They are led by junior guard Joel Berry II at 17.1 points per game. Berry has a team-high 16 3-pointers. He was just named ACC Player of the Week for a second time in this young season.
Stats and Matchups
Team record: 7-0 SU,5-2 ATS
Current Streak: won 7 straight games.
North Carolina is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
North Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of North Carolina’s last 6 games
Team record: 4-1 SU,1-2 ATS
Indiana is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Indiana is 19-1 SU in its last 20 games at home
Indiana is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing North Carolina
North Carolina home to Radford Sunday, December 4
Indiana home to Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Friday, December 2
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