Published: Mon, March 12, 2018
Arts&Culture | By Antoinette Montgomery

UNC No. 2 Seed in NCAA Tournament

UNC No. 2 Seed in NCAA Tournament

Michigan State (29-4) won the Big Ten regular season championship and lost in its tournament semifinals to rival Michigan, which handed the Spartans two of their four losses. Updates with new lead.

UNC just won three games in four days but lost the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship to Virginia.

Boeheim maintained his position that his team hit the desired marks of the NCAA tournament committee: winning more games on the road and securing more victories over what the committee refers to as Quadrant 1 and 2 teams (which is based on composite rankings such as RPI). He had 17 Saturday night in the ACC Tournament Championship, and only needed 12 shots.

Even if Battle were to declare for the 2018 National Basketball Association draft as some expect, Syracuse is set to bring back its other four starters, as well as East Carolina transfer Elijah Hughes and an exciting recruiting class of three players.

Unlike some of the highly regarded teams in the country, Virginia has no "one-and-done" player - a freshman who is heralded enough to be headed directly to the NBA Draft after a single college season.

Not bad for a bunch that started the season unranked and was picked to finish sixth in the ACC. "We're going to refocus and get ready for the end goal".

"Yeah, UVA, nothing is really that flashy about them", Harris said. You have to win.

Virginia completed the season sweep of the ACC on Saturday night, beating North Carolina in the tournament title game 71-63. Virginia ranked No. 1 in the country in points allowed per game this season, and the scoring prowess of Kyle Guy, Devon Hall and Ty Jerome helps maintain an offensive threat. Contributions from everywhere, a microcosm of this special season. The Cavaliers have been the dominant force in the ACC all season.

"That's what I think sets this team apart". It's hard; you want to see as many from your league get in.

Davidson: The Atlantic 10 Championship means the Wildcats and longtime coach Bob McKillop are in for the first time since 2015. And I think Tony has just been a marvelous job.

"I have great respect for, of course, the family and Ryan [Odom]", Bennett said.

"Each year presents different opportunities and challenges", Bennett said. The Tar Heels finished 20 for 49, and spent five minutes in crunch time stuck on 49 points - the total from the Tar Heels' only prior meeting with Virginia, a loss in Charlottesville, Va.

But a gauntlet of a quality teams could be waiting for them. The Red Raiders have size and balance with six players averaging at least nine points and have some impressive wins to their credit - including victories against NCAA teams West Virginia, Auburn and Kentucky.

Virginia made 8 of its first 12 from behind the arc.

"That's where they take advantage of teams", said North Carolina guard Joel Berry II, who had 17 points and four 3-pointers.

The Tar Heels are headed to Charlotte, which will host first- and second-round games Friday and Sunday at Spectrum Center. I don't mind telling you, today, again, he got his club to do what he wanted better than I got what I wanted my club to do. "I've been freezing my butt off up here". When he climbed the ladder to cut down the last piece of string holding up the net at Barclays, Virginia fans filled the arena with chants of "To-ny!"

This year's Final Four will be held in San Antonio, Texas. An Elite Eight run in 2016 is Virginia's best tournament showing.

"We just have a lot more to prove", sophomore guard Kyle Guy said. Nine ACC teams made the tournament.

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