When: Mar. 12-15
Where: Georgia Dome, Atlanta
Outlook: Wake Forest, Clemson and Florida State are all playing to improve seeding and assure a protected seed in the NCAA tournament. While Virginia Tech, Miami, and Maryland are trying to play their way in.
Throw in classic Dick Vitale commentary and it’s almost impossible not to be pumped up for all the action in Atlanta, baby!
Boston College. Rakim Sanders game winner against Georgia Tech on Saturday kept the Eagles alive for a bid come Selection Sunday.
BC needs a win Thursday against improving Virginia to feel safe.
Florida State. In a conference filled with stars, Toney Douglas has been overshadowed for most of the year. The senior is averaging 20.8 point per game for a very athletic Seminoles team.
Florida State’s six conference losses this season have come by an average of less than five points.
Look for North Carolina State to take advantage of a deflated Maryland team.
The Terps have been sputtering since beating North Carolina at home on Feb. 21.
North Carolina. Things got a little bit more interesting with the status of Ty Lawson up in the air, but Roy Williams and the Tar Heels are still the best team in the country.