Tyler Zeller had 27 points as North Carolina (29-7) defeated Marquette 81-63 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Kansas (35-2) won 77-57 against Richmond.
North Carolina will play the winner of tonight’s later East Region game in Newark between top-seeded Ohio State and seven- time national champion Kentucky.
The next opponent for Kansas in the Southwest Region at the Alamodome in San Antonio will be Virginia Commonwealth or Florida State, who play later tonight.
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