College men's basketball: Florida State Seminoles vs. No. 3 North Carolina Tar Heels, 2 p.m. Saturday

Published Jan. 14, 2012

Florida State vs. No. 3 North Carolina

When/where: 2; Tucker Center, Tallahassee

TV/radio: ESPN; 1040-AM

Records: FSU 10-6, 1-1 ACC; North Carolina 15-2, 2-0

Notable: The Seminoles return home after their first true road win of the season, 63-59 at Virginia Tech on Tuesday. Senior F Bernard James scored a career-high-tying 18 and had a career-high 15 rebounds. … The last time UNC visited, Harrison Barnes' 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left lifted the Tar Heels 72-70 on March 2, 2011. Barnes scored 18 and Sickles High grad John Henson had 19. … FSU will rely on its defense to pull off an upset. The Seminoles blocked a school-record-tying 15 shots against Virginia Tech and rank sixth nationally (7.1). They are third nationally in field goal percentage defense (.360). FSU is 10-0 this season when outrebounding its opponent. … ESPN's College Basketball GameDay will be on hand (10 a.m. to noon).

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