Sunday’s 54-70 loss to No. 1 North Carolina gives GW a 28-4 record to end the 2006-2007 season. It is No. 5 GW’s second loss in a row to the Tar Heels in the NCAA tournament. The Colonials lost 71-47 on March 22, 2005, in the second round of the NCAA tournament in Chapel Hill, N.C.
North Carolina will face Purdue/Georgia Tuesday night at Reunion Arena in Dallas. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.
Last year, the Tar Heels were eliminated by the University of Maryland in the semifinal game in Boston. North Carolina’s last national championship came in 1994 against Louisiana Tech.