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NCAA South Regional preview: North Carolina vs. Butler; UCLA vs. Kentucky

NCAA South Regional preview: North Carolina vs. Butler; UCLA vs. Kentucky

A look at how the teams match up in the NCAA tournament’s South Regional semifinals in Memphis, Tenn., on Friday night.

No. 1 North Carolina (29-7) vs. No. 4 Butler (25-8)

Time: 4:09 p.m. PDT. TV: Channel 2

Bottom line: In a regional where the top four seeded teams all reached the round of 16 and the top three — North Carolina, Kentucky and UCLA — are college basketball blue bloods, No. 4 Butler is the blue bulldog.

It’s traditional: North Carolina of the Atlantic Coast Conference is tied for third with five championships and has been to more Final Fours (19) than any other...

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