North Carolina opened the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament by reclaiming the form that carried the Tar Heels through February. The only question is whether they’ll have to continue their title chase without the guy who sparked their late-season surge.
The Miami Hurricanes almost made an early exit from the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Friday before rallying to knock off the Boston College Eagles, 69-58.
After winning its first outright regular season Atlantic Coast Conference championship, the Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team has its sights set on the annual ACC Tournament.
Defending Atlantic Coast Conference champion Florida State may not repeat next week at the ACC tournament, but the Seminoles served notice Saturday that they still intend to have something to say about it.
Haley Peters had 17 points and 13 rebounds — including the go-ahead basket with 4:06 left — to help sixth-ranked Duke beat No. 23 Florida State 72-66 in Saturday’s Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals.
It’s been more than a month since the Miami Hurricanes kicked their season into high gear with a mauling of the then-number one ranked Duke Blue Devils. Since then both teams have had Saturday circled on the calendar for the rematch.
The University of Miami announced Thursday that junior guard Durand Scott had been reinstated by the NCAA after having been declared ineligible by the school for receiving impermissible benefits.
Michael Snaer was the California player of the year and a McDonald’s All American who passed up chances to join any of several of the nation’s traditional powerhouses to make a difference at a school trying to climb into the elite.
Malcolm Grant says Miami still has a lot of basketball to play in this postseason. But where? And with what teammates? Playing without top scorer Durand Scott, Miami couldn’t keep up No. 17 Florida State, falling to the Seminoles 82-71 in the ACC tournament quarterfinals.
The proverbial NCAA tournament bubble may have burst for the Miami Hurricanes Wednesday night in Raleigh, North Carolina.