The ACC has five teams in the Top 25. The top of the league is very good. But after that? Maybe not so much. With a huge game next week between Duke and North Carolina (isn’t every meeting between those two teams a big deal?), there’s still a lot to be sorted out in one of the strongest conferences in the nation.
Valentine’s Day is quickly creeping up on us, everyone — as if you needed reminding. If you’re like me, you’re waiting until the last damn possible moment to buy your sweetie that perfect gift from Walgreens and making reservations for that romantic dinner for two at O’Charley’s while wearing your best Rick Pitino knockoff suit. Well, let me help you procrastinate as much as possible by introducing you to your new side piece — Wednesday night college basketball, or as I like to call her, Hump Day Hoops.
Let’s go back to January 28, shall we? Notre Dame comes from behind at home to beat the Blue Devils. It was Duke’s third conference loss in the month of January. But since then, the Blue Devils have looked like experienced upperclassmen rather than wet-footed underclassmen in a very deep ACC, especially at the top of the conference.