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Wagner vs. North Carolina: How to watch, TV channel, streaming, start time, odds, player props, injury report and stats

The West Region's No. 1 seed, North Carolina, begins its quest for a National Championship with a matchup against No. 16 Wagner, who won a play-in game to get to this stage.

North Carolina went 27-7 overall and won the ACC regular season championship before suffering an upset loss to NC State in the conference tournament. Wagner held off Howard, winning 71-68 in the play-in round off the back of a 17-15 season that ended with a Northeast Conference tournament championship.

How to watch Wagner vs. North Carolina, TV channel and streaming

Wagner vs. North Carolina will be broadcast on linear and cable TV on CBS, and it is available to stream on the March Madness Live app and on Paramount+.

Wagner vs. North Carolina start time, date and venue

Wagner vs. North Carolina is scheduled to tip off at 2:45 PM ET on Thursday, March 21, with the game taking place at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Wagner vs. North Carolina odds

Wagner

+1800 ML

North Carolina

-8000 ML

Spread

North Carolina -25.0

Total Points

O/U 133.5

Wagner vs. North Carolina player props

Player Points

RJ Davis (North Carolina)

O/U 18.5

Armando Bacot (North Carolina)

O/U 14.5

Melvin Council Jr. (Wagner)

O/U 13.5

Harrison Ingram (North Carolina)

O/U 11.5

Tahron Allen (Wagner)

O/U 11.5

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Wagner vs. North Carolina injury report

Wagner: Zaire Williams - knee, out; Rahmir Moore - wrist, out; Churchill Bounds - knee, out; Zae Blake - leg, out

North Carolina: No injuries to report

Wagner vs. North Carolina predicted lineups

Wagner: Javier Ezquerra, Melvin Council Jr., Tahron Allen, Julian Brown, Keyontae Lewis

North Carolina: RJ Davis, Elliot Cadeau, Cormac Ryan, Harrison Ingram, Armando Bacot

Wagner vs. North Carolina stats

  • Wagner is 6-4 straight up and 5-5 against the spread in its last 10 games; North Carolina is 8-2 straight up and 5-5 against the spread in its last 10 games.
  • The Under has hit in four of Wagner's last five games, while the Over has hit in three of North Carolina's last five games.
  • North Carolina scored the 23rd-most points per game (81.5) among Division I teams, but Wagner allowed the seventh-fewest points per game (62.3) this season.
  • Wagner had elite perimeter defense as its opponents shot just 29.5 percent from three-point range - the eighth-lowest percentage in DI - while North Carolina's opponents shot 31.4 percent from deep, the 53rd-lowest percentage allowed.
  • North Carolina attempts 23 free throws per game while Wagner attempts 15.
  • North Carolina plays at the 51st-fastest pace in DI with 71.4 possessions per game, while Wagner plays at the second-slowest pace with 63 possessions per game.

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