The North Carolina Tar Heels, coming off back-to-back wins, North Carolina vs. Clemson: Game preview, TV schedule, prediction,
The North Carolina Tar Heels bounced back after dropping back-to-back ACC games. UNC throttled Boston College and then won in a thriller against Notre Dame. Clemson was rolling with a 10-game winning streak that spanned three games into ACC play. The Tigers slipped up against NC State and lost in the final seconds. Clemson was able to bounce back quite nicely and knocked off the 18th ranked Miami Hurricanes on Saturday.
As for UNC, Cameron Johnson, the senior transfer from Pittsburgh, returned from injury on Dec. 20. He eventually entered the starting lineup against Boston College and stayed for the Notre Dame game. That move has paid off for Roy Williams. Johnson didn’t have as good of a game as he did against BC, but the transfer guard seems more comfortable in the starting lineup and Garrison Brooks is fine off the bench.
Clemson was rolling for a while and some thought maybe they should’ve been in the discussion for a top seed. They were due for a slip-up and that came in the fourth ACC game. NC State handed them that defeat in a thriller that was determined in the final seconds. The Tigers needed a big bounced back and the win over Miami proved to be that