UNC vs Wisconsin Scores and Updates: An upset in the making

The Wisconsin Badgers take on the North Carolina Tar Heels in the Sweet 16 March Madness basketball game on Thursday at 7:47 PM ET at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California. Wisconsin-UNC game tv schedule is on TBS and Live Stream on NCAA Stream while the odds and point spread stand at: -5.5 Wisconsin, 141.5 O/U.

Wisconsin (33-2) has powered it through this month, winning eight games. As the Big Ten Champion, the Wisconsin Badgers are not in the Sweet 16 because of luck, they have what it takes to conquer the opponents. Wisconsin whipped Oregon, 720-65, on Sunday through the magnificent performance of Sam Dekker, who had 17 points, and Frank Kaminsky, who grabbed seven rebounds.

On the season, the Badgers are averaging 33.7 rebounds and 12.7 assists. The Badgers are averaging 71.9 points on a 48 percent shooting from the floor. The Badgers are shooting 76.1 percent from the free throw line and 35.8 percent outside the arc.

Frank Kaminsky leads the way for Wisconsin with 18.4 points and 8.1 rebounds per game. Sam Dekker and Nigel Hayes are the other players who are scoring in double digits. Traevon Jackson is part of the offense with 9.4 points and 2.9 assists per game.

The UNC Tar Heels (26-11) are playing at the highest level in the last two games. UNC pulled off an 87-78 win over the Razorbacks on Saturday. Though losing to Duke and Notre Dame has put UNC under the radar, the Tar Heels can beat the Badgers.

On the season, the Tar Heels are averaging 77.9 points on a 47.5 shooting from the floor. The Tar Heels are averaging 41 rebounds and 17.7 assists. The Tar Heels are shooting 70.2 percent from the free throw line and 35.1 percent outside the arc.

When it comes to the offense, the North Carolina Tar Heels have numbers of reliable scorers. Marcus Paige is averaging 14.1 points while Brice Johnson is scoring 12.9 points. Certainly, Kennedy Meeks contribution cannot be neglected at all with 11.6 points per game. Justin Jackson averages 10.6 points while J.P. Tokoto scores 8.4 points per game.

Which team will advance to the Elite Eight?


Final Scores:

Wichita State 70
Notre Dame 81

North Carolina 72
Wisconsin 79

West Virginia 39
Kentucky 78

Xavier 60
Arizona 68

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