Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left, and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to earn the Tar Heels' second straight trip to the Final Four and 20th all-time in Sunday's showdown of college basketball's elite in the South Regional.
Sindarius Thornwell scored 26 points and South Carolina earned its first trip to the Final Four with a 77-70 victory over Florida on Sunday.
Bryant Packard collected a career-high four hits and drove in a pair of runs, while Spencer Brickhouse and Eric Tyler each hit home runs as No. 25 East Carolina completed the three-game series sweep of Towson, 12-7, Sunday afternoon at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
Senior RHP Lydia Ritchie limited Memphis to just two hits over the first 5.1 innings of Sunday’s series finale as East Carolina blanked the Tigers 4-0 at the Tigers Softball Complex. The win was the first for ECU in conference play this season.
Kyle Larson was second to nobody in his home state.