The No. 6 seed North Carolina Tar Heels will look to continue their 2014 tournament run against the No. 3 seed Iowa State Cyclones on Sunday afternoon. The winner of this matchup will move on to the Sweet 16 in New York’s Madison Square Garden.
A win over Iowa State would send UNC to its 32nd appearance in the Round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament and its 24th official Sweet 16 berth.
UNC leads the all time series against Iowa State 3-0, with the last meeting coming in the 2005 NCAA Tournament. In Charlotte that year, the Heels destroyed the Cyclones 92-65 in the second round of the tournament on their way to a National Title.
Here is some information about the North Carolina vs Iowa State game later today.
Date: March 23st, 2014
Start Time: 5:15 p.m. ET
Location: AT&T Center; San Antonio, Texas
TV Info: CBS
Radio Info: Tar Heels Sports Radio; 106.1 FM The Talk (Raleigh-Durham)
Live Stream: NCAA March Madness Live (NCAA.com)
No. 6 North Carolina Tar Heels
Record: 24-9 (13-5 ACC)
Key Wins: Louisville, Michigan State, Duke
Key Losses: Miami, UAB, Wake Forest
NCAA Tournament Second Round: Defeated 11th seeded Providence 79-77
Points: Marcus Paige- 17.4 per game
Rebounds: James Michael McAdoo- 6.7 per game
Assists: Marcus Paige- 4.3 per game
No. 3 Iowa State Cyclones
Record: 27-7, 11-7 Big 12
Key Wins: Kansas, Baylor, Michigan
Key Losses: West Virginia, Kansas, Kansas State
NCAA Tournament Second Round: Defeated 14th seeded NC Central 93-75
Points: G. Niang- 24.0 per game (Out Against UNC with foot injury)
Rebounds: M. Ejim- 8.0 per game
Assists: D. Kane- 5.0 per game