Two of the three ACC teams in the Triangle hit the road Sunday as favorites, and both definitely need victories.
N.C. State (13-8, 3-5) will look to nip its two-game losing streak at 1 p.m. when the Wolfpack visits Virginia Tech (7-13, 3-5), which can’t be described as hapless any more following Thursday’s shocking 75-69 road win over No. 8 Maryland. The game will be shown on Fox Sports South.
Then at 2 p.m. No. 25 UNC (15-5, 5-2) will look for its fourth straight win when the Tar Heels visit Wake Forest (12-8, 2-5) at Joel Coliseum.
State leads the all-time series with the Hokies 11-0.
Marissa Kastanek (13.4, 4.1) paces the Wolfpack, followed by Bonae Holston (12.6, 8.2) and Kody Burke (10.9, 5.4).
Monet Tellier (14.3, 4.5) leads the Hokies, followed by Aerial Wilson (10.4, 3.3 assts.)
The Tar Heels have won eight straight in the series with the Deacons, which they lead 57-12.
Chay Shegog (16.4, 7.9) is currently the only double-figure scorer for UNC.
Southeast Raleigh alum Lakevia Boykin (10.8, 2.0) leads the Deacons, followed by Sandra Garcia (10.2, 4.3).