The game will be played at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte on Friday, March 16. However, Virginia struggled to keep North Carolina forward Luke Maye off the scoreboard, as he picked up 15 points in the first half and converted on all three of his three-point attempts.
Both teams will head home and find out their NCAA Tournament destinations.
North Carolina Central Eagles guard John Guerra (55) reacts after a play against the Hampton Pirates during the MEAC Tournament Final at Scope Arena. You have to win.
Virginia coach Tony Bennett walks off the floor with one of the nets after Virginia defeated North Carolina to win the ACC Tournament. The metropolitan area also will be represented by LIU Brooklyn, matched against Radford in the play-in round Tuesday (the victor gets Villanova), and Iona, which has the formidable task of meeting Duke.
"We went to an Elite 8, nearly got to a Final Four, but the NCAA Tournament, you want to do as well as you can in that".
The University of Virginia has been named the number one overall seed in the NCAA Tournament.
The victor of Friday's game between Carolina and Lipscomb will advance to Sunday's second-round contest against the victor of the game between No. 7 seed Texas A&M and No. 10 seed Providence. Once signed up, you can watch the game live on your computer via the DirecTV Now website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the DirecTV Now app.
Louisville had a chaotic season mired by the firings of coach Rick Pitino and AD Tom Jurich amid the Federal Bureau of Investigation case.
Jordan Bone scored a team-high 19 points and the Volunteers dominated the Razorbacks in the SEC semifinals at St. Louis.
Below, we take a look at some of the key contributors to that team, as well as where they went after that iconic game.
Oklahoma State beat Kansas twice and had victories against Texas Tech and West Virginia. Shortly after that, a commission led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is expected to deliver recommendations from an investigation triggered by an FBI probe that led to charges last fall against assistant coaches, agents, employees of apparel companies and others.
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. They have accomplished two-thirds of the goals they set when the season began.
USC was seeded second in the Pac-12 Tournament and lost the conference final.
Blake Dodge capped her Atlantic Coast Conference winter season career in style at the ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships. But it hasn't been able to translate that success into the NCAA Tournament.
The ACC championship starts at 8:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast nationally on ESPN. Outside the game's first three minutes, the Cavaliers did not trail.
They range from teams that made it into the tournament off the so-called bubble - Alabama - to one of the best teams in the country. Wichita State had two chances to regain the lead, but Austin Reaves missed a jumper and Robinson recorded his critical steal, setting up two game-clinching free throws by Robert Gray Jr. The top-seeded Jayhawks (26-7) will play No. 18 West Virginia for the title.
Rasmussen added that Davidson's victory over Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 final Sunday afternoon knocked Notre Dame out of the field. For bubble teams such as Arizona State, Louisville, Syracuse, Baylor, Marquette and St. Mary's, that's a problem.
Kansas (27-7) took over down the stretch, using a 17-3 blitz to gain a 73-66 lead on a 3-pointer by Graham with 3:57 remaining.