Louisville's Montrezl Harrell (24) dunks against North Carolina's Brice Johnson (11) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, March 12, 2015.
Bob Leverone
March 15, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) Louisville got a No. 4 seed in the East Regional and will face NCAA Tournament newcomer UC Irvine in its opening game on Friday night in Seattle.

The Cardinals (24-8) are in the NCAA Tournament for the ninth straight year. They lost to Kentucky 74-69 in a regional semifinal last year. No. 14 Louisville fell to North Carolina 70-60 in the ACC Tournament last week, missing 15 of its last 17 shots.

UC Irvine (21-12) beat Hawaii 67-58 for the Big West Tournament title and the Anteaters' first NCAA Tournament berth in 38 years as a Division I program. They'd come up one victory short of reaching the tournament four times.

Forward Will Davis II got them there this time with three double-doubles during the conference tournament.

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