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30-7, 1st in ACC
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38mMyron Medcalf

Motorcycle cop leading UNC to arena crashes

A Memphis police officer avoided serious injury when the motorcycle he was riding while leading North Carolina to its Elite Eight matchup with Kentucky was involved in a crash.

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NCAA tournament championship probability

What are the chances of a team getting to the Final Four? Or winning the tournament? We show the impact of each game, updated throughout the night.

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ESPN's BPI favors North Carolina in a rematch over Kentucky in the Elite Eight (5:05 p.m. ET). Malik Monk scored 47 points in the Wildcats' 103-100 win over the Tar Heels on Dec. 17. No schools have more Final Four appearances than UNC (19) and UK (17).

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Vitale excited for Kentucky-UNC (1:28)

Joe Lunardi Senior Writer, ESPN.com 

Like the 1972 Dolphins, the 2008 Final Four remains the only "perfect" bracket in which all the No. 1 seeds advanced. The most we can have now is two -- Gonzaga and perhaps North Carolina.

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18hJohn Gasaway

What you need to know about Sunday's Elite Eight games

The SEC is alive and well deep into the tournament with three teams playing on Sunday. South Carolina will try to shut down Florida, and Kentucky faces ACC power North Carolina.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Calipari on Indiana hire: "If I were hiring a coach, I would want to hire Archie. ... I think he'll do a great job there."

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

John Calipari is emphasizing Bam Adebayo's selfless approach to the season. Says he made a critical impact on Friday's game that the box scores did not highlight. Reiterates that he's never complained about his minutes or touches.

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Per the Elias Sports Bureau, Justin Jackson is the first North Carolina player to score at least 60 points with 20 rebounds and 10 assists over a span of three NCAA tournament games since Charlie Scott in 1969. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ICYMI: underdogs went 2-1-1 ATS in Friday's Sweet 16 games (after also going 2-1-1 ATS on Thursday) with South Carolina and Kentucky pulling outright upsets. North Carolina was the only favorite to cover while the push was Florida beating Wisconsin 84-83 in overtime as a 1-point fave. Overall, underdogs are 30-23-2 ATS (56.6 percent) with one game closing pick 'em. Overs are 32-23-1 (58.2 percent).

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23hDave Tuley and Andrew Lange

How to bet Sunday's Elite Eight games

Dave Tuley and Andrew Lange give their best bets for Sunday's Elite Eight games, featuring two unexpected contenders and a rematch with the potential to run up big numbers.

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Kentucky-UNC a rematch of titans (0:36)
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Kentucky's Fox keeps getting better (1:36)
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Previewing the SEC Elite Eight matchups (4:02)

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With North Carolina's 92-80 win over Butler in the Sweet 16, Roy Williams passed John Wooden and Rick Pitino with his 13th career Elite Eight appearance. Only Dean Smith and Mike Krzyzewski have more.

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North Carolina G Joel Berry II appeared hampered by an ankle injury in his first two NCAA tournament games, but the junior bounced back in a big way with 26 points during the Tar Heels' Sweet 16 win over Butler.

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Berry says ankle feels fine after slip (1:05)

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Key to North Carolina's win? Doubling up on Butler in a few statistical categories in the 1st half.

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Berry and Jackson lead Tar Heels past Butler

Joel Berry II scored 26 points and Justin Jackson added 24 as top-seeded North Carolina moved to the Elite Eight with a 92-80 victory over Butler in the NCAA South Region on Friday night.

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UNC goes as Berry goes (1:55)

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

North Carolina got hot early and never stopped in this one. Justin Jackson (24 points) created a lot of challenges for Butler. Joel Berry II looked healthy again as he scored 26 points. On defense, North Carolina contested the bulk of Butler's shots. Overall, an impressive performance by UNC, one-half of a big-time matchup in the Elite Eight on Sunday.

Team Stats

Points Per Game85.29th
Rebounds Per Game43.71st
Assists Per Game18.23rd
Points Allowed70.5128th

Tournament History

Final Fours19
Tournament Record117-45
Championship Seasons1957, 1982, 1993, 2005, 2009
Tournament Appearances47