Although most of college basketball’s schedule is set in stone, there are still question marks involving some of the country’s best teams this November. The assorted early-season tournaments have the chance to provide some of the year’s best non-conference action…provided the matchups work out properly.
One such tournament with especially tantalizing potential is the Battle 4 Atlantis, which boasts four teams ranked in the preseason Top 25. The final game of that bracket could shake out any number of ways, but a late-November duel between Rick Pitino’s Louisville Cardinals and Coach K’s Duke Blue Devils would be one that could give fans a terrific show.
Read on for more on Louisville-Duke and the rest of the eight most intriguing showdowns that might play out before December arrives.