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North Carolina vs. Harvard – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

The North Carolina Tar Heels, who finished in fifth place in the ACC regular season and second in the league's tournament, were rewarded by the selection committee with a 5-seed Sunday. They'll take on 13-seed Harvard, which won a one-game playoff against rival Yale to earn the league's automatic bid. This is an intriguing matchup between two proud universities.

Be sure to check out our printable 2015 NCAA Tournament bracket here.

Date: Thursday, March 19

Time: 7:20 PM EST

TV Channel: TNT

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Announcers: Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas, Jamie Erdahl

Opening Betting Line: North Carolina -9.5 (5Dimes)

Prediction: North Carolina is among the most talented teams in the nation, and the Tar Heels are a problem on the glass for any team. But Harvard is no slouch, as the Crimson has reached the NCAA Tournament for four straight seasons. Still, you have to think that Marcus Paige & Co. are going to be too much for their Ivy League competitors. 

We'll take UNC to win, but only by a few baskets. Harvard won a game in last year's tournament, but it won't this year.