After crushing Duke in the season finale, North Carolina will be playing to maintain its grip on a one seed when the ACC Tournament tips off on Thursday. If things go according to seed, the final will be the rubber match between UNC and Duke, but don’t count out a Florida State team that has summoned its share of late-game heroics throughout the season.
Remember When College Basketball’s Regular Season Mattered? Here’s How To Make It Relevant Once Again
Without its sensational ending, the recent Duke-UNC classic would have mattered only in North Carolina. For most of us, it was just another pre-season game, albeit a memorable one. Remember when regular season games mattered? Here’s how it can once again.
There is no shortage of storylines in the ACC. You have the team ranked atop most early 2011-12 rankings, the top-rated incoming freshman according to Rivals, two Top 10 recruiting classes, and four new coaches to name just a few.