After making it back to the NCAA Tournament and advancing to the round of 32 last season, the sky is the limit for the Huskies this season.
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.
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.
Washington had a long scoring drought in the second half, shot 33 percent and went 5 for 23 from the 3-point arc.