Tobacco Road Rivalry Round 2: #3 Duke Vs. UNC
Duke’s win on Senior Night on Tuesday against Virginia Tech was Mike Krzyzewski’s 880th at Duke, moving him into second place for most all time for a coach at a single school.
Upset Alert: #17 Syracuse Vs. #5 Georgetown
Syracuse found just the cure for its three-game losing streak on Wednesday: a matchup with DePaul, which resulted in an easy win. The Orange is still alive for a double-bye in the Big East tournament.
Revenge On The Mind: #5 Miami At #3 Duke
Miami bounced back from its first ACC loss—a stunning setback against Wake Forest—and beat Virginia Tech on Wednesday. A win Saturday would give Miami its first conference title.
Tale Of The Tape: #21 Notre Dame At #22 Marquette
Once again, Mike Brey has his team near the top of the Big East, competing for a double bye in the conference tournament. Irish fans are hoping he can find success in the NCAA Tournament this year as well.
Battle Of Two Rising Star Coaches: #20 Butler At VCU
Brad Stevens’ squad has wins over the top two teams in the country but has lost two of its last four to fall to third in the conference. Stevens is just three wins away from accumulating the most victories in a coach’s first six seasons.
Tale Of The Tape: Rutgers At #7 Georgetown
Rutgers has had a chance to win in the final few minutes of each of the last three games, but has lost all three. It’s been that kind of season for Mike Rice’s team, which will almost certainly be playing on the first day of the Big East Tournament.