Order files/list before binding them to gridview asp.net C#

Hi I have something like the code below, I want to sort/order the files in the folder lets say by name of the file in asc or dsc order, before binding to the gridview:

string[] filePaths = Directory.GetFiles(Server.MapPath("~/Uploads/"));
                    List<ListItem> files = new List<ListItem>();

                foreach (string filePath in filePaths)
                {
                    files.Add(new ListItem(Path.GetFileName(filePath), filePath));
                }
           
                GridView1.DataSource = files;
                GridView1.DataBind();

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Method 1

You can simply order by after foreach loop

 files = files.OrderBy(x => x.Text).ToList();

For Order by descending

files = files.OrderByDescending(x => x.Text).ToList();


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