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No. 1 North Carolina vs. No. 16 Texas Southern preview: Game time, broadcast, betting line, prediction

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The North Carolina Tar Heels (27-7) are the No. 1 seed in the South Region, and will take on the No. 16 seed Texas Southern Tigers (23-11). The game will be played at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, SC on Friday, March 17.

Preview: UNC secured the No. 1 seed with big wins over Florida State, Duke, Louisville, and Notre Dame. They are led by junior forward Justin Jackson, who averages 18.1 points per game.

Texas Southern reached the tournament by defeating Alcorn State in the SWAC Tournament. They are led by Zach Lofton, who averages 17.0 points per game. You can check out the entire NCAA Tournament bracket here. You can also see how the committee ranked the teams 1-68 here.

Date: Friday, March 17

Time: 4:00 p.m. E.T.

TV Channel: TNT

Location: Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, SC

Announcers: Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, and Lewis Johnson

Opening Betting Line: North Carolina -25, via OddsShark

North Carolina's last NCAA Tournament appearance was last season. As a No. 1 seed, the Tar Heels made it to the NCAA National Championship Game, where they lost to No. 1 Villanova by a score of 77-74 on a last-second buzzer-beater.

Texas Southern's last NCAA Tournament appearance was in 2015. The Tigers lost to Arizona in the First Round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament by a score of 93-72.

Prediction: North Carolina has too much depth for the Tigers to handle here. The Tar Heels dominate both the offensive and defensive glass, and should do so against Texas Southern.

The post No. 1 North Carolina vs. No. 16 Texas Southern Preview: Game Time, Broadcast, Betting Line, Prediction appeared first on The Spun.

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