North Carolina, which ended the regular season with a blowout loss to Duke, is projected as a No. 7 seed in Joe Lunardi’s latest Bracketology, released Tuesday.
Around the ACC: The Blue Devils are projected as a No. 1 seed; Miami -- the top seed in this week’s ACC tournament -- is a No. 2; NC State is a No. 8; and Virginia is a No. 12.
The third-seeded Tar Heels have a Thursday bye in the league tournament, and will play either Florida State or Clemson in the quarterfinals on Friday night.