The North Carolina Tar Heels face the Wagner Seahawks in the 2024 NCAA Tournament's first round as they aim for another national title. North Carolina, a No. 1 seed, has won six NCAA Tournament titles, while Wagner advanced by winning their First Four game against Howard. The Tar Heels are favored by 24.5 points, with an over/under of 133.5 points for the game scheduled for 2:45 p.m. ET.

The Big Picture

North Carolina aims for another championship against Wagner in the NCAA Tournament first round.

By the Numbers
  • North Carolina is favored by 24.5 points against Wagner.
  • The over/under for total points scored is set at 133.5.
  • UNC has won six NCAA Tournament titles in its history.
  • Wagner has a scoring defense of 62.3 points per game.
Yes, But

Wagner faces challenges with a depleted roster and limited rest compared to North Carolina.

State of Play
  • North Carolina is the No. 1 seed in the West region.
  • Wagner is coming off a First Four victory over Howard.
What's Next

UNC and Wagner will battle it out in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, with UNC heavily favored.

Bottom Line

As North Carolina faces Wagner in the NCAA Tournament, the Tar Heels are in a strong position to advance, boasting a significant advantage over Wagner in various aspects of the game.