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How to Watch: Wake Forest Demon Deacons (9-14, 2-9) vs #8 North Carolina Tar Heels (19-5, 9-2) (Time, TV Channel, Online Streaming, Odds)

Deacs take on the Heels

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NCAA Basketball: Duke at Wake Forest Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Time: 12:00 PM ET (Saturday, February 16th, 2019)

Location: Winston Salem, North Carolina (LJVM Coliseum, 14,665 capacity)

TV: NBC (local) or other ACC Network Affiliate

Streaming: Watch ESPN

Radio: Wake Forest IMG Radio Network, Wake Forest Gameday App

Live Stats: Wake Forest Sports, Wake Forest Gameday App

Twitter: @WakeMBB, @BloggerSoDear, @BSD_RaJohnston, @Les_Johns, @ConorONeillWSJ

Instagram: @WakeBasketball

Spread: Wake +16

Over/Under: 156.5

Wake’s Kenpom Rating: 177

Opponent’s Kenpom Rating: 8

Opponent’s Best Win: Gonzaga (3)

Opponent’s Worst Loss: Texas (28)

ESPN Matchup Predictor: 6.2% chance to win

The Deacs return to the Joel to take on one of the best teams in the nation— the North Carolina Tar Heels. This game could go south very fast for Wake, as UNC is the 2nd best team in the nation in scoring at 87.2 points per game, while Wake is 256th in the nation in scoring defense, allowing 74.7 points per game. Based on how well Wake has matched up in the post with opponents this season, Luke Maye is the player to watch. Maye is averaging 14.7 points and 9.7 rebounds per game this season, so keeping him away from the basket would be a good idea.