Duke has now won four straight matches and improves to 10-1 overall and 3-0 in the ACC. Virginia drops to 7-4 and 2-2 in conference. Now we just have to be extra prepared and play free.
"Just going through treatment, trying to get right, trying to get healthy", Guy said. With AP Photos.The first day of most conference tournaments is often reserved for bottom-of-the-standings teams that are hoping for a longshot championship run, but usually just playing out the string or angling for the NIT. I think that's due to their defense. "Keep trying to get better and keep knocking".
Cavalier head coach Tony Bennett was an overwhelming selection for Coach of the Year after leading his team to a 17-1 conference record.
Behind a phenomenal outing by Irish guard Marina Mabrey with a season-high 27 points and seven rebounds, Notre Dame scratched out of an eight-point deficit with 4:30 remaining in the third quarter.
Still, with Colson back in the lineup, coach Mike Brey was encouraged. "They checked him at halftime and I got the OK that he could play". That victory avenged UNC's upset loss to Virginia in the 1976 ACC Tournament title game in Landover, Maryland.
Game 7: Game 3 victor vs. Duke's three-point shooting and tremendous rebounding causes problems for many of their opponents. Former Duke center Jahlil Okafor in 2015 was the only other player to do it in the ACC's 65-year history.
As the Hokies push toward the NCAA Tournament, stay up to date with our email newsletter. Quentin Snider and Ray Spalding added 12 points each. Shep Garner led the Nittany Lions (21-12) with 33 points. Duke won all four of those games, if it matters.
"I thought that Louisville played a really good game".
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Top-ranked Virginia (28-2) had their hands full against Florida State when they met on February 7 but they managed to get a solid 59-55 win that day despite being on the road. He had 12 assists and 10 points in an overtime win at Boston College.
The Orange split two games against Wake Forest this season.
Bagley's 20.7 ppg was tied for first in the conference, while his 11.9 rebounds were first.
Tournament MVP John Kuester sparked a balanced Tar Heel attack with 14 points in the '77 final.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Jon Elmore scored 23 points and Marshall swept two games from Middle Tennessee. 9 p.m. victor.