North Carolina received a No. 1 seed in the NCAA basketball tournament’s South Region, according to reports.
The Tar Heels finished in first place in the ACC regular season.
Tournament champion Duke will be a No. 2 seed in the East behind No. 1 Villanova.
North Carolina faces No. 16 Texas Southern, Friday in Greenville, S.C. The winner will play the Arkansas-Seton Hall winner.
Duke also plays Friday in Greenville, against No. 15 Troy in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
The No. 1 seeds include Villanova University, Kansas Jayhawks, the North Carolina Tar Heels and Gonzaga University.