WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Big East Tournament-Semifinal, Creighton vs. Marquette, FS1, 3 p.m.; Semifinal, DePaul vs. Villanova-St. The year was 1983, and Christian was enthralled, but as the son of a New York City policeman, he couldn't afford tickets.
Despite the defeat, Notre Dame snagged a coveted double-bye for the conference tournament. Putting on a strong performance in the conference tournament could put Miami in a better position on the bracket - like avoiding a potential second round matchup with a No. 1 seed. It's unusual that the ball didn't go in for him in the last two games but he still made plays. Throughout the ACC Tournament I'll be providing expert (i.e. completely amateur) predictions to help you not only stay engaged, but profit in the process.
Consider: Five days of basketball featuring four Hall of Fame coaches, six of the Top 25 teams in the USA Today coaches' poll and 10 of the 68 teams in the NCAA bracket of ESPN's Joe Lunardi.
Game 11: No. 3 Notre Dame vs.
After the holidays, Syracuse traveled to Boston College for its ACC opener.
Harvey was so popular in NY that he made an appearance on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon before the game.
Duke dropped the doubles point for just the third time this season, falling on courts two and three. They open that tournament tomorrow against Stanford in Las Vegas. "(Plus), there's so many great basketball fans in NY". While the ACC plays at Barclays, the reconfigured Big East will mark its 35th consecutive year at the Garden in Manhattan. The team is the easy favorite to win the conference tournament and an automatic spot in the upcoming 2017 NCAA Tournament. In their first season under teenage coach Josh Pastner, Georgia Tech has been one of the ACC's most pleasant surprises. He's uncertain what to expect in Brooklyn with the ACC.More news: We are very much in the game, says Pujara
"I'm used to Madison Square Garden, I'm not sure how it will be in Brooklyn", Pitino said. "7-9 from the floor, 7-8 from the free throw line... that was good for us". "We did it with a little more effort and little more intelligence. I don't think we're at the top of where we can be, but we're working towards it".
The ACC Barnstorming Tour is coming to the Port City.
Tar Heels greats such as Billy Cunningham, Kenny Smith and Charlie Scott, the first black scholarship player at North Carolina, were native New Yorkers, as was Hall of Famer Frank McGuire, the coach who preceded Dean Smith in Chapel Hill. They've been playing well and two of the guys have been hurt. Top-seeded North Carolina, which was ranked No. 9 nationally when UM scored a 77-62 victory thanks to Bruce Brown's 30 points, awaits the victor of Miami-Syracuse at noon Thursday.
As many as 10 of the 15 ACC schools, all of which will play in at least one game during the five-day tournament that begins Tuesday, could be among the field of 68 for the NCAA Tournament. CT made a similar run to the 2011 Big East title, but it's not going to happen in Brooklyn this week.
The Tar Heels did exactly that a year ago in the final week of the regular season, then rolled to their first ACC Tournament title since 2008 and pushed all the way to the NCAA championship game.
The Deacons have worked their way onto the bubble by being one of the hotter teams at the end of ACC play, emerging victorious in their past three games including a road conquest at Virginia Tech and a signature home win against Louisville.
Bettors looking for value may take a shot on Florida State (+650) or Notre Dame (+1200). However, the Seminoles managed to hang on to the second seed in this year's tournament, earning them a bye into the quarterfinals and solid +650 odds.