3 teams the UNC basketball program may want to avoid in the West region

The UNC basketball program claimed the final No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament on Selection Sunday. Here are three teams that could cause matchup issues for the Tar Heels.

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. 3. . . 460. Baylor. . . .

North Carolina and Baylor faced off in the 2022 NCAA Tournament. The UNC basketball program ultimately came out on top, but the game went into overtime, and it was far from an easy win.

Scott Drew, year in and year out, has a team that will scrap from buzzer to buzzer. Baylor is a chippy team that can cause a good offensive team to put points on the board. In addition to their athleticism, Jalen Bridges could be a matchup nightmare.

Bridges is six feet nine inches and shoots the three-ball at a 40% clip. We have seen that big men who can stretch the floor are challenging for North Carolina's bigs to guard. Thankfully, North Carolina would not have to face Baylor until the Elite Eight.