There might be seven ACC teams in the latest Bracketology, but aside from Duke, none is a legitimate threat to go deep. The gap between the best and second-best ACC team may be the league's widest disparity since 1985.
Georgetown's loss to Duke last season started a five-game losing streak in which the Hoyas' season spiraled out of control. After a convincing win over the Blue Devils, they showed another late collapse isn't likely this season.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said his wife felt the need to send a text message to Reggie Love, President Barack Obama's personal aide, on Thursday to clarify a statement her husband had made on Wednesday.
We all know about UNC (loaded and lookingo for a national title) and Duke (returning all but one key contributor), but don't sleep on Miami. Yes, you may not be able to pick the Hurricanes out of a lineup, but they're for real, and the ACC knows it.
Duke and North Carolina are separated by eight miles, and the Blue Devils sure felt comfortable in the Smith Center on Wednesday. Making 13 3s and winning by 11 points will do that to you, writes Heather Dinich.