College Basketball Daily Selection
By Jeff Frank, Sports Analyst
College basketball record: 14-5, Percentage: 74%
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
TEXAS (9-1) AT NORTH CAROLINA (7-2), 7:00 PM (ET)
What has gotten into North Carolina? After a pair of losses to Belmont and UAB
in a span of two weeks, the Tar Heels blew out Michigan State, crushed UNC-
Greensboro, and knocked off Kentucky. Now they host Texas, a team that comes
into this contest with a 9-1 record.
The Longhorns lone defeat came at the hands of BYU by four points. Otherwise,
they have been perfect. They are riding a 5-game winning streak, which
includes victories over Vanderbilt, DePaul, and Temple. Still, trying to beat
the Tar Heels in Chapel Hill is a huge task. In fact, the last time these two
teams met in North Carolina, the Tar Heels won by 19 points.
North Carolina has covered its last three games. Look for number four to come
SPORTS NETWORK CHOICE: Take North Carolina minus 11 points.
THE TRENDS REPORT
Texas is 9-1 SU and 4-3 ATS this season
North Carolina is 7-2 SU and 6-3 ATS this season
Texas is 3-1 both SU and ATS the last four meetings