So it'll be a year of firsts in Phoenix. North Carolina vs. OR prediction and game preview, as the No. 1 Tar Heels and No. 3 Ducks face off in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament. 41 on the tournament committee's S-Curve. Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points and seventh-seeded SC cruised past third-seeded Baylor 70-50 on Friday night in the East Regional semifinals, the Bears' worst NCAA Tournament loss.