The sophomore guard had a spectacular season which culminated with him winning the Pac-12 Player of the Year Award.
The Tar Heels (29-6) never trailed and moved on to face fifth-seeded Auburn on Friday in a Midwest Regional semifinal.
The two programs have met twice with North Carolina having a 2-0 mark ... the last meeting also occurred in the NCAA Tournament on March 20, 2011 with UNC taking an 86-83 win in Charlotte.
Noah Dickerson had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and ninth-seeded Washington made a successful return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in eight years, beating Utah State 78-61 on Friday.
UW returns to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2010-11 season as it earned the No. 9 seed in the Midwest Region.