Tar Heels headed to Sweet Sixteen, will face No. 5 seed Auburn

Seventh Woods looks to dish the ball against Washington Sunday in the NCAA Tournament. (Getty Images)

No. 1 seed North Carolina took care of business on Sunday, handily defeating Washington 81-59 in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament, and advancing to next weekend's Sweet sixteen.

The Tar Heels were led by Luke Maye and Nasir Little who each scored 20 points. Coby White added 17.

The Huskies tried to make a run midway through the second half but to no avail as UNC kept the pressure on.

The Tar Heels led 41-33 at the half and controlled most of the game.

This article was reported on from Charlotte, N.C.