Wallace's first two seasons brought about 162 total assists; this year, she already has 166 before the NCAA Tournament even begins. No one was injured, but the team had to fly to D.C. Thursday morning and played its first game a couple of hours after landing.
Other ACC teams that made the field: Duke (2); Louisville (2); Florida State (3); Notre Dame (5); Virginia (5); Miami (8); Virginia Tech (8); Wake Forest (11) and Syracuse (???).
But, results like Kansas State winning make them more likely to drop out.
UNC has advanced to the Elite Eight or beyond in each of the previous six seasons as a No. 1 seed under Williams.
Kentucky (29-5) received the No. 2 seed in the South Region of the 2017 NCAA Tournament and will open Friday against in-state rival Northern Kentucky (24-10) in Indianapolis.
It turned out that Syracuse's big wins weren't enough to offset all those embarrassing early season losses. "And I think there's so much parity in college basketball, it's matchups and who's playing hot basketball in the NCAA Tournament". Placing 10 teams in the field is the most ever by the ACC.
The Tar Heels are 51-10 all-time as a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Tip-off time for Friday's game was to be announced later Sunday evening. However, Syracuse Orange antichrist Jamie Dixon's magic ran out last night, as the Horned Frogs were blown 84-63 by No. 23 Iowa State, ending TCU's chances of potentially sneaking into the tournament.
The early action is a ideal lead-in to the main event, the selection show, which begins at 5:30 ET (CBS) and lasts for 90 minutes.
The 6-8, 225-pound sophomore is on an absolute tear over his last two games and is the type of prospect that could shine if the Wolf Pack were able to win two more games and make the NCAA Tournament.
And for the first time, you can expect Northwestern to appear in the bracket of 68, according to all of the bracketologists. We all know that the committee takes injuries and suspensions and absences into account when they're evaluating teams, right? Add in the injuries that the team dealt with all season as well as Krzyzewski's absence, and things seem to be tilting toward a No. 1 for Duke.