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Providence faces North Carolina in NCAA tournament

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North Carolina will face surprise Big East champion Providence in its opening game of the NCAA tournament Friday in San Antonio.

The Friars, seeded 11th in the East, stunned Creighton 65-58 on Saturday to earn the Big East's automatic berth.

The championship is the first for Providence since 1994.


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