Saturday, 19 August, 2017

Marquette To Face South Carolina In NCAA Championship

North Carolina Tar Heels prefer Greenville, Memphis as NCAA Expect some ACC flavor in Greenville for NCAA tourney
Damon Campbell | 13 March, 2017, 01:27

1 Villanova - the Golden Eagles earned a 10 seed and will play seventh-seed SC on Friday in Greenville, S.C.

After two days spent waiting to learn their NCAA Tournament fate, the ACC regular season champion Tar Heels found out Sunday they will be the No. 1 seed in the South region.

Atlantic Coast Conference tournament champions Duke visited the Upstate when Greenville last hosted the NCAA Tournament in 2002.

North Carolina (27-7, 14-4 ACC) rolled through the regular season and won the ACC regular-season title by two games.

UNC's opponent enters the tournament after going 16-2 in the SWAC conference on their way to a 23-11 overall record.

USA Today has projected the Gamecocks to play on the West Coast, first in Sacramento against No. 8 Marquette and would either play No. 1 OR or No. 16 North Dakota to move to the Elite 8. SC would travel to Sacramento and play No. 9 Wisconsin.

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They'll open up shop against the Marquette Golden Eagles in Greenville, South Carolina.

The victor of South Carolina/Marquette gets the victor of Troy/Duke on Sunday, as Mike Krzyzewski brings his Blue Devils back to Greenville, where they won both of their games in the 2002 NCAA Tournament here, the only other time the event has been played in the upstate.

It is the Gamecocks first tournament appearance since 2004. UNC has played in a NCAA-record 19 Final Fours.

Time and television for the game will be announced later Sunday.

The Tar Heels return to the upstate for the second time this season.

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