Now would be the perfect time for Duke to play like its talent would suggest.
Duke might be unranked, but it can storm back onto the map with a victory against Virginia next.
The Miami Hurricanes are closing in on the top of the ACC standings, but so are the Pittsburgh Panthers. These two collide in what figures to be a critical battle for March Madness hope.
Duke's Grayson Allen earned a flagrant foul on Monday evening against Louisville in what was an absolutely outrageous act. After missing a layup in the second half and falling to the floor, Allen intentionally tripped Louisville's Raymond Spalding, who grabbed the rebound and began to head down court. Plays like this are the reason why Allen is so incredibly disliked around the country.
The Duke Blue Devils continue to put themselves in position to miss the NCAA Tournament.
Notre Dame’s victory over North Carolina showed some bright spots and some red flags for the two ACC teams.
North Carolina should do some bouncing back on this fine Saturday.
The panic button has likely already been pushed for Duke, but it luckily gets NC State next.
Does it get any better than North Carolina vs. Louisville?
The Miami Hurricanes face off with the NC State Wolfpack on Saturday afternoon.