The college basketball season isn’t even a week old, but it’s never too early to look ahead to what fans can expect around the country. From conference races and individual honors to NCAA Tournament upsets, there’s always plenty to forecast in the world of college hoops.
One of the most intriguing of the conference battles will come in the ACC, where the traditional head-to-head duel between North Carolina and Duke gets a third participant with the ascension of a loaded N.C. State squad.
Which Tobacco Road power will come out on top by season’s end? Read on for an answer to that question and 49 more projections, predictions and prophecies for the year to come in college hoops.