The right side of the
On Sunday, the Tar Heels play the Fighting Irish play in the East Regional final at Philadelphia, and the Cavaliers and Orange face off in the Midwest final at Chicago. Because those regionals are paired in the Final Four, those winners will meet next Saturday night on the big stage in
No wonder Notre Dame Coach Mike Brey called the ACC "the sexiest league."
"I just remember the grind of the
The ACC got off to quite the hot start in this tournament, finishing the opening weekend with a 12-1 record.
It joined the
"I happen to think the ACC is the best league from top to bottom, the depth we have," North Carolina Coach
Miami and Duke bowed out in their regional semifinals Thursday night before ACC schools went four for four in the Friday night games.
As the top seeds in their regionals, North Carolina and Virginia expected to be here. Notre Dame, the No. 6 seed in the East, and Syracuse, the No. 10 seed in the Midwest, were the ones left standing after some higher seeds from other power conferences went down in earlier rounds.
It's the first time that one conference has placed four teams in the Elite Eight since 2009 — when the old Big East had
Augustana wins Division II title
Alex Richter scored 26 points and Daniel Jansen had 25 to lead Augustana of South Dakota to the
Casey Schilling added 20 points and 19 rebounds as second-seeded Augustana got its 15th consecutive win.