Who's Playing

Florida State Seminoles @ N. Carolina Tar Heels

Current Records: Florida State 4-2, N. Carolina 6-1

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 2 p.m. ET
  • Where: Dean E. Smith Center -- Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • TV: ACC Network
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
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  • Ticket Cost: $30.00

What to Know

We've got another exciting ACC matchup on schedule as the N. Carolina Tar Heels and the Florida State Seminoles are set to tip at 2:00 p.m. ET on December 2nd at Dean E. Smith Center. N. Carolina will be looking to keep their four-game home win streak alive.

Even though Tennessee scored an imposing 92 points on Wednesday, N. Carolina still came out on top. The Tar Heels took their contest against the Volunteers 100-92.

N. Carolina's win was the result of several impressive offensive performances. One of the most notable came from Armando Bacot, who dropped a double-double on 22 points and 11 rebounds. The team also got some help courtesy of RJ Davis, who scored 27 points.

Meanwhile, the point spread may have favored Florida State last Wednesday, but the final result did not. They lost 68-66 to the Bulldogs on a last-minute shot From Justin Hill. The loss came about despite Florida State having been up 17 in the second half.

Even though the team lost, they still had their share of impressive performances. One of the most dominant came from Darin Green Jr., who scored 21 points along with 5 rebounds. Another player making a difference was De'Ante Green, who scored 14 points along with 9 rebounds.

The Tar Heels' victory bumped their season record to 6-1 while the Volunteers' loss dropped theirs to 4-3.

As for their game on Saturday, N. Carolina is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 12.5 points. This contest will be their eighth straight as the favorites (so far over this stretch they are 5-2 against the spread).

This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: N. Carolina have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 39.6 rebounds per game. However, it's not like Florida State struggles in that department as they've been averaging 36.5 per game. Given these competing strengths, it'll be interesting to see how their clash plays out. Check back here after the action for a full breakdown and analysis of the contest.


N. Carolina is a big 12.5-point favorite against Florida State, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Tar Heels as a 13-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 158.5 points.

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Series History

N. Carolina has won 6 out of their last 10 games against Florida State.

  • Feb 27, 2023 - N. Carolina 77 vs. Florida State 66
  • Feb 12, 2022 - N. Carolina 94 vs. Florida State 74
  • Mar 12, 2021 - Florida State 69 vs. N. Carolina 66
  • Feb 27, 2021 - N. Carolina 78 vs. Florida State 70
  • Jan 16, 2021 - Florida State 82 vs. N. Carolina 75
  • Feb 03, 2020 - Florida State 65 vs. N. Carolina 59
  • Feb 23, 2019 - N. Carolina 77 vs. Florida State 59
  • Jan 03, 2018 - Florida State 81 vs. N. Carolina 80
  • Jan 14, 2017 - N. Carolina 96 vs. Florida State 83
  • Jan 04, 2016 - N. Carolina 106 vs. Florida State 90