Virginia, Duke, Notre Dame and Louisville earned the top four seeds in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament and double byes into the quarterfinals.
Upset by the notion they would use a concussed player, Miami officials said Monday that Tonye Jekiri returned to the Hurricanes’ game against Louisville over the weekend only after being cleared by a Cardinals team doctor.
Even with a weak second half, No. 9-ranked Louisville beat the Miami Hurricanes 63-55 on Tuesday.
Miami Hurricanes guard Angel Rodriguez said the inconsistency of attendance could be connected to the team’s inconsistent play.
It’s been an up-and-down season for the Miami Hurricanes, but the team’s recent resurgence has them in the thick of the ACC Coastal Division race.
The tight race in the ACC could come down to some key matchups, including games against the conference’s top ranked team, defending champion Florida State.
Before preparing for this Thursday night’s trip to Louisville, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher refuted a report that top running back Karlos Williams may be suspended.
The Atlantic Coast Conference is still looking to prove there’s good football in the league beyond Florida State.
Atlantic Coast Conference football has enjoyed a long run in the starring role on Thursday Night Lights.
Jimmer Fredette scored 17 points and Luke Babbitt added 15 to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 98-86 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night in the preseason opener for both teams.