The joys of non-conference basketball: A time where we see the powerhouse team roll against the little guy.
However, it's also a time where cross-conference games feature some intriguing match-ups. Mid-majors and bubble teams will be looking for some early statement wins.
The ACC has plenty of stellar match-ups to keep even the most cursory fans interested before conference play starts.
Mark your calenders now. You won't want to miss these games.