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UNC, N.C. State face ACC foes on Monday

North Carolina (11-6, 1-3)

at Virginia (13-5, 4-1)

7 p.m., John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Va., ESPN

For the fourth time in five conference games, UNC will play an opponent that prefers a much slower pace than the Tar Heels. Virginia averages 63.3 possessions per game, which ranks 342nd nationally. … UNC will want to run but those opportunities are likely to be limited against the Cavaliers, who are allowing an average of 3.7 fastbreak points per game. … Virginia ranks among the top 10 nationally in field goal percentage defense, points allowed per game and points allowed per possession. Andrew Carter

Maryland (11-7, 3-2)

at N.C. State (1-7, 1-4)

9 p.m., PNC Arena, Raleigh, ESPNU

There will always be scheduling quirks with a 15-team league, but this one works against N.C. State. The Wolfpack played Saturday, a 95-60 loss at Duke, while Maryland hasn’t played since Wednesday’s home win against Notre Dame. … This is the last scheduled game between Maryland and N.C. State. The two could meet in the ACC tournament, but the 151st meeting between the original ACC members will likely be the last for the foreseeable future. … Dez Wells of Maryland has made 20 of his past 23 from the foul line. Eleven of his 17 points in the Terps’ 74-66 win against Notre Dame came from the line. Joe Giglio

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