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StatSheet is projecting North Carolina to be a five seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Tar Heels are unranked in the AP Poll and sit at #29 in the StatSheet StatRank with a 20-8 overall record and a 10-5 record in the ACC.
During its last four games, North Carolina registered a quality win against RPI #23 NC State and wins against Clemson, Georgia Tech, and Virginia.
North Carolina struggles against strong competition, with a 6-7 record against the RPI Top 100 that includes a 2-6 record against the RPI Top 50 and an 0-5 record against AP ranked teams. While the Tar Heels have two quality wins including RPI #23 NC State and RPI #15 UNLV, they're also dinged with a bad loss to RPI #125 Texas.
The last four teams into the NCAA Tournament with at-large bids are La Salle (19-7, 9-4 A-10, StatRank #41), Virginia (20-8, 10-5 ACC, StatRank #61), Southern Miss (21-7, 10-3 Conference USA, StatRank #35), and Ole Miss (21-7, 10-5 SEC, StatRank #56).
The first four teams out are Alabama (19-9, 11-4 SEC, StatRank #57), Boise State (19-8, 7-6 Mountain West, StatRank #53), Saint Mary's (25-5, 13-2 West Coast, StatRank #48), and UCLA (21-7, 11-4 Pac-12, StatRank #45).
The next four out are California (19-9, 11-5 Pac-12, StatRank #46), Creighton (23-7, 12-5 Missouri Valley, StatRank #43), Maryland (19-9, 7-8 ACC, StatRank #75), and Providence (15-12, 7-8 Big East, StatRank #76).
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