Brice Johnson scored 22 points to help North Carolina outlast fourth-seeded Louisville, 70-60, in Thursday's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals in Greensboro, N.C.

Fifth-seeded North Carolina will play top-seeded Virginia Friday.

Virginia 58, Florida State 44 - Mike Tobey scored 11 points and the top-seeded Cavaliers beat the ninth-seeded Seminoles.

Duke 77, N.C. State 53 - Quinn Cook scored 15 points and the second-seeded Blue Devils routed the seventh-seeded Wolfpack. Duke will face Notre Dame on Friday.

Notre Dame 70, Miami 63 - Steve Vasturia, a Medford resident, scored a team-high 16 points as the third-seeded Fighting Irish beat the sixth-seeded Hurricanes.

Big Ten

Penn State 67, Iowa 58 - D.J. Newbill scored 18 points and the 13th-seeded Nittany Lions shut down the Hawkeyes in the second half to earn a Friday quarterfinal matchup with fourth-seeded Purdue in Chicago.

Michigan 73, Illinois 55 - Aubrey Dawkins scored 18 points as the ninth-seeded Wolverines beat the eighth-seeded Illini. Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman added 15 points and eight rebounds and Zak Irvin scored 14.

Michigan plays top-seeded Wisconsin on Friday.

Indiana 71, Northwestern 56 - James Blackmon Jr. scored 25 points, Yogi Ferrell added 17, and the seventh-seeded Hoosiers beat the 10th-seeded Wildcats. Indiana will face second-seeded Maryland on Friday.

Ohio State 79, Minnesota 73 - D'Angelo Russell scored 23 points, Shannon Scott had 21, and the sixth-seeded Buckeyes advanced to face third-seeded Michigan State Friday.

Big 12

Iowa State 69, Texas 67 - Monte Morris hit an 18-foot jumper at the buzzer, capping a 12-0 closing run that lifted the second-seeded Cyclones over the seventh-seeded Longhorns in Kansas City. The Cyclones will play in the semifinals Friday against Oklahoma, which beat Oklahoma State, 64-49.

Baylor 80, West Virginia 70 - Taurean Prince scored 18 points off the bench, Royce O'Neale added 16, and the fourth-seeded Bears pulled away late to beat the fifth-seeded Mountaineers. Friday, the Bears will face top-seeded Kansas, which edged TCU, 64-59, behind Kelly Oubre Jr.'s career-high 25 points.


Arizona 73, California 51 - Stanley Johnson had 19 points as the top-seeded Wildcats beat the eighth-seeded Bears in a quarterfinal at Las Vegas. Arizona will face UCLA on Friday.

UCLA 96, USC 70 - Isaac Hamilton scored 36 points as the fourth-seeded Bruins beat the 12th-seeded Trojans.

Oregon 93, Colorado 85 - Joseph Young scored 30 points, Elgin Cook added 20, and the second-seeded Ducks beat the 10th-seeded Buffaloes.


Auburn 66, Texas A&M 59 - K.T. Harrell scored 25 points and the Tigers rallied from 10 points down at halftime to upset the fifth-seeded Aggies in Nashville. Auburn will face fourth-seeded LSU on Friday.

Florida 69, Alabama 61 - Dorian Finney-Smith scored 23 points as the eighth-seeded Gators beat the ninth-seeded Crimson Tide. The Gators will meet top-seeded Kentucky on Friday.

Tennessee 67, Vanderbilt 61 - Josh Richardson scored 22 points and the 10th-seeded Volunteers beat the seventh-seeded Commodores. The Vols will play second-seeded Arkansas on Friday.

South Carolina 60, Mississippi 58 - Tyrone Johnson's three free throws with 0.7 seconds left gave the 11th-seeded Gamecocks the win over the sixth-seeded Rebels. South Carolina will faces three-seed Georgia Friday.