For Villanova, JayVaughn Pinkston averaged 17.7 points in his last three games and scored 20 points during that stretch from the free-throw line.
For North Carolina, P.J. Hairston averaged 20.7 points in the ACC tournament (three games) and shot 48 percent (13 of 27) from three-point range.
Darrun Hilliard scored just 11 points in the Wildcats' two Big East tournament games, with zero three-pointers and nine turnovers.
Leslie McDonald, the Tar Heels' sixth man, shot just 5 of 19 in the ACC tournament and averaged 7.3 points.
Who wants the ball in crunch time
Freshman Ryan Arcidiacono has been the Wildcats' go-to guy down the stretch; he forced overtime against Syracuse, a game his team won.