NCSU-UNC SERIES:? This is the
221st meeting between NC State and North Carolina with UNC owning a
145-75 advantage in the series, including a 74-55 victory in the Jan.
26th contest in Chapel Hill. NC State is 44-59 all time at home versus
UNC, including 3-8 at the RBC Center. The series dates back to the
1912-13 season. UNC's longest winning streak is 11 games. Current streak
(2006-07) and 1934-38.
18-9 (7-5) Ranking: Not Ranked Mark Gottfried
18-9 at NCSU; 296-167 Overall
23-4 (10-2) Ranking: #7 AP, #7 ESPN Roy Williams 248-66 at UNC; 666-167 Overall
C.J. Leslie 13.3 ppg
Scott Wood 13.0 ppg
Barnes 18.0 ppg
Tyler Zeller 15.6? ppg
C.J. Leslie 6.6 rpg
John Henson 10.3 rpg
Zeller 9.5 rpg
Lorenzo Brown 6.5 apg
Alex Johnson 3.1 apg
Marshall 9.7 apg
Strickland 2.1 apg
N.C. State-North Carolina Notes
*Tuesday's game is a matchup of two of
the top scoring teams in the ACC. State is averaging 73.8 points
per game (3 rd - ACC) and UNC is scoring 82.8 per game (1st -
*The game is also a matchup of the
league's top two assist-toturnover teams. The Wolfpack owns a
1.3 ratio, while UNC has a 1.5 ratio.
*NC State's 16.5 assists per game trails
only UNC (17.9) among ACC schools for all games.
*State is looking snap a 11-game skid
versus the Tar Heels.
*NC State is averaging 76.4 points per
game at home, while holding the opposition to 68.5 points per
*State ranks second in the ACC in
three-point field goal percentage (.363) and fourth in field
goal percentage (.460).
*The Pack is only ACC program with five
players listed among league's scoring leaders. Each player is
averaging 11.0 points or better per game.
*North Carolina sophomore Kendall
Marshall has 11 games with 10-or-more assists and leads the ACC
in assists per game (9.7).
*NC State's Scott Wood has made at least
one 3-point? field goal in an ACC-best 24 straight games.
*John Henson leads all active ACC
players in career blocked shots (263), double-doubles (32) and
10-rebound games (42).
*Harrison Barnes led all scorers with 24
points in Saturday's win over visiting Clemson. Barnes has
reached double-ﬁgure scoring in 24 of the 27 games he has played
this season, including 11 with at least 20 points
*Kendall Marshall had 13 assists vs. the
Tigers, the 11th time this season and 17th time in his career he
has handed out double-ﬁ gure assists.
*UNC (10-2 in the ACC) is assured of a
conference-leading 36th season with 10 or more regular-season
Team Notes by ACC, NCSU & UNC Athletic Communications