Wahoos unanimous number one in final regular season poll

Lonnie Walker IV drives to the basket during the second half against Virginia at the Watsco Center

I feel pretty good that either Duke or Virginia is going to win, but both teams have their flaws. Virginia's only conference loss came against its in-state rival, the Virginia Tech Hokies, by one point, 61-60, in overtime on February 10. This year's ACC tournament favorite is Virginia. That isn't a stellar first 13 games.

With Michigan State's stumble in the Big Ten tournament, it looked like Xavier was set to move up a spot to No. 2 behind Virginia after winning the Big East regular-season race outright.

The Hurricanes had to adjust to the loss of star guard Bruce Brown Jr., sidelined by a foot injury since late January. 5th year senior Devon Hall was on that team has a redshirt. The Blue Devils remained at No. 5 in the poll. Duke has the most talent, but its young and struggles defensively at times.

Last week Miami won 91-88 at then-No.

Heading into February, the Clemson Tigers had only lost three ACC games.

No. 7 Virginia Tech vs. Tuesday 2 p.m. victor (ESPN2/ACC Network), 7 p.m.

UNC (22-9) could push for an NCAA No. 2 with a run to the title, but it would have to win four games in four nights. Duke did it earlier in the season. The 'Hoos won the ACC regular season championship by four games and will be the top seed for this week's ACC tournament in Brooklyn, New York.

The four victories vaulted MI from No. 15 in the AP poll to No. 7, and as a result, have the latest bracketology projections pegging the Wolverines anywhere from a three to a five-seed in the NCAA tournament. No. 5 N.C. State, 2 p.m.

While a win would have given VT a double bye in the ACC Tournament and pushed their seeding floor up, a loss doesn't really change much for the Hokies whatsoever.

Coach Tony Bennett's team enters the tournament looking to win it for the second time in five seasons and with an NCAA No. 1 seed all but locked up.

UNC is actually the sixth seed this week.

Miami (22-8) beat Carolina 91-88 on a game-winning three on February 27, but I'm banking on the Hurricanes not needing one to advance when they pull off the upset over the Tar Heels this time around. Duke is also a contender for a No. 1 seed in the NCAAs. The 6-3 junior post, easily the most improved player on this team, was flawless on all six of her attempts from the field for 15 points and five boards.

Notre Dame, a 36-percent shooting team from 3-point range, was just 3 for 10 and missed seven of its first eight from that distance before Ogunbowale hit two in the final seconds.

The margins of victory in the past two weeks have been three points, one, three and one.

The conference title game is scheduled for an 8:30 p.m. telecast Saturday night on ESPN.

Bagley was named Player of the Year after averaging 20.7 points and 11.2 rebounds. "And I've been trying to convince everyone, come on out and give them a chance", the coach said. With Boeheim at the helm, Syracuse has the potential to be an upset team in March.

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