3 Bold Predictions for UNC vs. Alabama in Sweet 16

Tar Heels fans should expect a huge offensive performance from UNC
RJ Davis has a great chance to get his fifth 30-point game this season
RJ Davis has a great chance to get his fifth 30-point game this season / Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports
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3. Harrison Ingram Records a Double-Double

Harrison Ingram is on fire right now, putting up 17 points on 11 shots against Michigan State while making 5-of-7 three-pointers. He's proving he belongs in the first-round discussion for the NBA Draft and I believe his hot streak will continue in the Sweet 16.

The fast pace of this game will help Ingram score in transition and Alabama's poor rebounding statistics will let him pile up boards. 46.6% of the Tide's shots come from beyond the arc (19th nationally). Missed three-pointers typically bounce farther than close shots do, giving Ingram a chance to clean up and notch double-digit rebounds.

Ingram took advantage of a smart defense's tendencies to drain three-pointers within the flow of the game. What happens when he gets out in transition and takes advantage of a bad defense's tendencies? I'm betting a stat-stuffing encore performance.

Grant Nelson will be tasked with handling Bacot down low. He's the only Alabama starter taller than 6'6", so the Tide don't have anyone who can reasonably handle the 6'7", 235 lb Ingram.

Expect a monstrous performance as the former Stanford star continues his rise up the draft boards.

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