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How to Watch: Wake Forest Demon Deacons (3-5, 0-5) vs. North Carolina Tar Heels (8-5, 3-3)

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Everything you need to know for today’s game

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Xavier v Wake Forest Photo by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images

Time: 7:00pm ET (Wednesday, January 20th, 2021)

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Dean Smith Center, 0 capacity)

TV: ACC Network

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, @Les_Johns, @ConorONeillNOO

Instagram: @WakeBasketball

Spread: Wake +12

Over/Under: 141

Wake’s Rating: KenPom: 127 | NET: 142

Opponent’s Rating: KenPom: 35 | NET: 51

Kenpom Prediction: UNC wins 77-65

Opponent’s Best Win: Stanford (46)

Opponent’s Worst Loss: Georgia Tech (74)

Previous Matchup: Wake 83—UNC 93

ESPN Matchup Predictor: 15% chance to win

Wake Forest finally gets to play an unranked opponent again, but an ACC road game is still an ACC road game. The Deacs are up against the North Carolina Tar Heels in Chapel Hill looking for their first win in the Dean Dome since January 20th, 2010 (a game where Ish Smith got close to a triple double with 20 points, 6 assists and 7 rebounds). The Tar Heels are certainly better than they were last year (they finished last in the ACC, just in case you forgot), but they are not the college basketball juggernaut they have been in recent history. Personally, I can’t think of a better place to pickup the first ACC win of the season.