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UNC vs. FGCU-Fairleigh Dickinson Winner: March Madness Preview

UNC vs. FGCU-Fairleigh Dickinson Winner: March Madness Preview

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 Brice Johnson and the Tar Heels are ready to begin their quest at a national championship. (Getty)

North Carolina hasn’t made it to the Final Four since they won the national title in 2009, but Roy Williams’ squad has all the tools to make a big run this year.
The Tar Heels’ path to Houston begins in the East region against the winner of the Florida Gulf Coast vs. Fairleigh Dickinson play-in game.
Here’s a look at the matchup and game details:
REGION: East
DATE: Thursday, March 17
TIME: 7:20 p.m. ET
TV CHANNEL: TBS
POINT SPREAD: TBD. Click here for more March Madness betting info from Heavy’s partners at OddsShark.
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North Carolina at a Glance

RECORD: 28-6 (14-4 ACC)
LOCATION: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
CONFERENCE: ACC
COACH: Roy Williams
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Brice Johnson (.614 FG%, 16.6 PPG, 10.6 RPG, 1.1 SPG, 1.3 BPG), Marcus Paige (12.1 PPG, 3.7 APG, 1.2 SPG, 1.9 3ptPG), Justin Jackson (12.1 PPG, 3.9 RPG, 2.9 APG), Kennedy Meeks (.563 FG%, 9.4 PPG, 5.9 RPG, 1.2 BPG)

Florida Gulf Coast at a Glance

RECORD: 20-13 (8-6)
LOCATION: Fort Meyers, Florida
CONFERENCE: Atlantic Sun
COACH: Joe Dooley
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Marc-Eddy Norelia, RJr., Forward (17.2 PPG, 1.18 APG, 9.2 RPG, .539 FG%, N/A 3PT%); Christian Terrell, So., Guard(12.6 PPG, 2.18 APG, 4.9 RPG, .451 FG%, .366 3PT %)

Fairleigh Dickinson at a Glance

RECORD: 18-14 (11-7 NEC)
LOCATION: Teaneck, New Jersey
CONFERENCE: NEC
COACH: Greg Herenda
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Darian Anderson (15.4 PPG, 3.7 APG, 1.8 SPG, 1.4 3ptPG), Earl Potts (14.7 PPG, 6.3 RPG, 1.9 3ptPG, .510 FG%), Mike Holloway (9.6 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 1.1 BPG)