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An All-ACC Final Four?

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When looking at this year’s NCAA March Madness Tournament bracket, it’s hard not to automatically think Kentucky versus the field. Well … take these facts into consideration:

  • Indianapolis has hosted the Final Four seven times in the past and Kentucky has been in attendance one time … and lost.
  • The ACC has six teams in the field this year with an average seed of a little over 3.5. Yes, one conference with basically six 4-seeds.
  • The ACC has teams distributed in all four regions of the bracket.

Here is why the Final Four in Indianapolis could be an ACC Tournament, Round 2.

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Instant Analysis: Virginia wins ACC

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Syracuse ended its string of upsets tonight against No. 2 Virginia as the Cavaliers dominated the second half and walked away with a 59-47 win in the Carrier Dome. Syracuse led and controlled the early going until the 1:12 mark in the first half. Virginia led at the half, 23-20, and put its foot on the gas to start the second. The Cavaliers had a lead of at least 10 points for the final 16 minutes of the game.

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Monday Syllabus: Games Not to Miss

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And down the stretch they come …

While the low- and mid-major conferences prepare for tournaments, the big conferences still have one week remaining in the regular season … and what a week it’s set up to be. Take, for instance, Monday night’s docket, featuring two huge Big 12 matchups and an ACC showdown. So yes, this may seem counter-intuitive, but we’re wishing our weekend away, looking forward to Monday night.

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