Virginia Tech vs UNC both have a tumultuous history. Both teams dropped out of the ACC Tournament last season and both have struggled to score in the last three games. However, in this matchup, the Tar Heels are favored. North Carolina has size and depth that Tech lacks. In their first meeting, Virginia Tech was routed 43-32.
Virginia Tech vs UNC needs to get surprise production from its tailback position to win this game. After transferring from Rutgers, Raheem Blackshear has struggled to lead the offense this season. In addition, UNC has too much firepower for VT’s defense. The Hokies ranked 103rd in the nation in pass defense and 107th against teams that allow more than three yards per play.
Virginia Tech has a large, two-six-hundred-acre main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. The college also has several educational facilities located throughout the state. It also has a study-abroad site in Switzerland and an 1,800-acre agriculture research farm near its main campus. The campus is located in the New River Valley, 38 miles southwest of Roanoke. The majority of students choose to study engineering, business, management, or computer sciences at Virginia Tech.
The North Carolina Tar Heels have won four of their last five matchups, and are 6-2 against Virginia Tech since January 2016. The two teams will battle on Saturday at 4 p.m. ET in Cassell Coliseum. Both teams are coming off of a loss, and it’s not easy for either to overcome the unfavorable spread.
Virginia Tech vs UNC defeated No. 3 seed North Carolina in the ACC tournament semifinals 72-59. With this win, the Hokies advance to the ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship Game. It’s the first time that a team with a seven seed has made it to the ACC title game since 2010.