College Basketball

Region Gameday 02.14.16

Pittsburgh (17-6, 6-5) at No. 9 North Carolina (20-4, 9-2)

Smith Center, Chapel Hill, 1 p.m. (WBTV)

The Tar Heels will be the third consecutive ranked opponent for the Panthers, who are coming off ACC losses to then-No. 9 Virginia and at No. 12 Miami. Pittsburgh, in fact, is 0-4 against Top 25 teams this season. Michael Young (16.6) and Jamel Artis (15.1) combine to average 31.7 points per game for the Panthers. North Carolina struggled but won Tuesday at Boston College by shooting 59.1 percent after halftime.

Rick Barger