UNC was knocked out in the semifinals of 2022 ACC Tournament by Virginia Tech, the eventual league champion. However, after a strong close to the 2021-22 regular season, Hubert Davis leads the Tar Heels into the NCAA Tournament — in his first season as head coach.
Opponent: Marquette (9)
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Date: Thursday, March 17
- The winner of UNC-Marquette will advance to play the winner of 1 Baylor and 16 Norfolk State