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  • Florida State freshman scores 30 points in under five minutes

    Florida State freshman scores 30 points in under five minutes
    When's the last time a college basketball player scored 30 points in less than five minutes? Well, it happened Wednesday duringĀ a game between Atlantic Coast Conference rivals Florida State and Miami. Down 60-44 at one point in the second half, the...
  • Duke escapes Virginia Tech in OT, continues ACC chase of U.Va.

    Duke escapes Virginia Tech in OT, continues ACC chase of U.Va.
    BLACKSBURG – Gradually the contenders have faded. First North Carolina, then Louisville. Most recently, Notre Dame. But one rival stubbornly and relentlessly chases front-running Virginia as the Cavaliers aim for a second consecutive outright...
  • Notre Dame thinking good 'bye' for ACC tourney

    Notre Dame is in good position for a double-round bye for the upcoming ACC Tournament. But the Irish are aiming higher. "We've talked about the chase for the regular-season championship," Notre Dame coach Mike Brey said. "It's kept us in the moment....
  • Cat Barber's well-honed game at N.C. State starts to translate against ACC competition

    Cat Barber's well-honed game at N.C. State starts to translate against ACC competition
    Just hearing the words "go get the ball" in crunch time last Saturday against No. 9 Louisville from his coach were enough to validate the approach Anthony "Cat" Barber had been wanting to take at North Carolina State. Until recently, Barber's problem...
  • Notebook: Terps, Tar Heels keeping rivalry from ACC days alive

    Notebook: Terps, Tar Heels keeping rivalry from ACC days alive
    When the No. 1 Maryland women meet No. 2 North Carolina in College Park Saturday at noon, it will mark the 20th year of the rivalry, but the first without Maryland in the Atlantic Coast Conference. For both coaches — Maryland's Cathy Reese, who...
  • No. 1 Terps, No. 2 North Carolina no longer ACC foes but retain fierce rivalry

    No. 1 Terps, No. 2 North Carolina no longer ACC foes but retain fierce rivalry
    When the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team meets No. 2 North Carolina in College Park at noon Sunday, it will mark the 20th year of the rivalry but the first without Maryland in the Atlantic Coast Conference. For both coaches -- Maryland’s...
  • Big second half fuels 'Canes in win over Virginia Tech

    Big second half fuels 'Canes in win over Virginia Tech
    Early on, it was slow and sometimes sloppy. In the end, it was what Miami needed. With their NCAA Tournament hopes hanging in the balance and a home game against an underwhelming Virginia Tech team on the schedule, the Hurricanes knew they had to put...
  • No. 4 Duke emerges with OT victory in latest thriller vs. No. 15 UNC

    No. 4 Duke emerges with OT victory in latest thriller vs. No. 15 UNC
    DURHAM, N.C. -- Quinn Cook scored 22 points as No. 4 Duke beat No. 15 North Carolina 92-90 in overtime on Wednesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium. In a thriller befitting college basketball's fiercest rivalry, the Blue Devils (23-3, 10-3 Atlantic...
  • Notre Dame makes 27 of 28 free throws in romp over Wake Forest

    Notre Dame makes 27 of 28 free throws in romp over Wake Forest
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame's basketball practice facility, the Pit, is hardly the envy of the college basketball world. The boxed-in floor is shorter than a regulation court and anyone going full speed near the basket must become like an...
  • 'Clever' Perrantes leads Virginia over Pitt

    'Clever' Perrantes leads Virginia over Pitt
    CHARLOTTESVILLE – Two days removed from one of the most extraordinary offensive performances of this, or any, ACC basketball season, Pittsburgh encountered the ultimate resistance Monday night: Virginia’s pack-line defense. Shocking, I...
  • Barry Jacobs: Why Duke-UNC rivalry starts so late this year

    So this is what it's come to. The first Duke-North Carolina meeting of the year will occur Wednesday in Durham, N.C., with the ACC regular season nearly two-thirds complete. The return match will come in Chapel Hill, N.C., on March 7. At this rate, if...