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Nevada men’s basketball preview box

NEVADA (7-4) AT No. 1 NORTH CAROLINA (11-0)

When: Today, 4:05 p.m.

Where: Dean Smith Center (21,800)

TV/Radio: ESPN2/ESPN Radio 630 AM, pregame at 3:35 p.m.

Coaches: Nevada’s Mark Fox (88-22) is in his 4th season; North Carolina’s Roy Williams (117-30) is in his 5th season at UNC

Series history: North Carolina 2-0

Probable starters: NEVADA – F Matt Lagrone (2.8, 2.7); C JaVale McGee (12.9, 8.7); G Marcelus Kemp (19.1, 5.8); Brandon Fields (12.5, 2.7); Armon Johnson (9.7, 4.3). NORTH CAROLINA – F Marcus Ginyard (8.2, 4.9), Deon Thompson (7.7, 5.5); C Tyler Hansbrough (21.1, 9.7); G Ty Lawson (13.0, 1.7), Wayne Ellington (17.2, 4.1).

The pick: North Carolina by 16