9th-seed Virginia Cavaliers at ACC will host rival North Carolina Tarhiles on Saturday. The Cavaliers currently hold first place in the ACC standings, having recently defeated Georgia Tech to claim their 10th convention win. North Carolina Tar Heels had a season of ups and downs, but they entered that match fifth in ACC. Match details: North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Virginia Cavaliers – NCAA Men’s Basketball Date and time: Saturday, February 13, 2021, 18:00 ETVenue: John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia_________________________________________________________________________North Carolina Tarr Al-Heeob Notre Dame vs North Carolina The North Carolina Tar Heels are fighting to stay in the mix after a tough start to the season . Victorious in seven of the last nine matches, North Carolina looks like the enduring contender, with North Carolina Tar Hills being coached by legendary Roy Williams, and is now in its eighteenth season with the show. Williams held a lifetime record from 479-158 while in North Carolina, including 9 matches at Final Four while this Tar Heels side seemed to spend a year outside, it looks like they have recovered and can maintain their momentum with Saturday’s turmoil. Main Player – Caleb Love After an outstanding performance against Duke earlier this week, Caleb Love will be the key to winning the Tar Heel on the road. The new star exploded to hit a season high of 25 points to lift his team to a 4-point win, and Caleb Love had averaged just over 10 points per game before that explosion, but he might have found his strokes in time. The Virginia Cavaliers will need to closely monitor love, as it might bring a hot hand on the road. North Carolina Tar Hiles Expected lineup F Garrison Brooks, F Armando Bacot, G Leaky Black, G Caleb Love, and G Kerwin Walton ______________________________________________________ Virginia Cavaliers Preview Virginia Cavaliers hold an overall record 14-3 Virginia Cavaliers outperforming Georgia Tech’s yellow jackets in a defensive battle in The last game. While they kept 57 attacking low points in the season, the Cavaliers’ defense allowed only 49 points, the lowest in team play, with a major advance in the ACC ranking, Virginia Cavaliers could enter this match without any pressure. The hottest North Carolina Tarr shoes caught on recently, but the Cavaliers are playing their best basketball. Key player – Sam Hauser Virginia Cavaliers star Sam Hauser could make a big impact in Saturday’s game with North Carolina. The 6’8 “leads the Cavaliers’ attack in scoring, averaging just under 15 points per game. Hauser only had 8 points in Virginia’s last win, but he did his work on the boards with ten rebounds. The Al Kaab team coming to town, will need” Sam Houser to show his leadership and paint control all night long. Kabir will be matched with Armando Backot, which presents a tough glass challenge to the talented Hauser. Assortment Predict Virginia Cavaliers, Sam Houser, F Jay Huff, G Kihei Clark, G Trey Murphy III and G Reece Beekman _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ in North Carolina against Virginia N. W Carolina Tar Hales has a very balanced offense, with three rookies averaging two numbers on scoring and a team field goal ratio of 44%. The heel will definitely fight a good fight and the discomfort could be complemented by another performance from Caleb Love. He denied many surprise attempts, establishing him as the number one contender on the ACC. The Cavaliers were given a slight advantage in this match due to their recent defensive efforts. Where to watch North Carolina vs Virginia, the match will be broadcast on ESPN. Posted on February 13, 2021, 6:18 PM EST.