Two more college basketball games have been postponed after a storm dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of the Mid-Atlantic region and is marching Northeast, threatening more power outages, traffic headaches and widespread closures for millions.
Duke was picked to win the ACC preseason women's basketball poll by both media and coaches. The Blue Devils, who return all five starters, were 33-3 last season and have advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight the last four years.
North Carolina was the preseason pick to claim its fifth straight league title, receiving 15 of 42 first-place votes by the ACC's panel of reporters and school representatives in voting results released during the league's media day.
After watching Virginia go on a run that trimmed the No. 2 Tar Heels' lead to a mere 18 points in the second half, Hatchell substituted five reserves. They restored order and the chastised starters returned to finish off the Cavaliers 96-62.