Florida State was the last team to defeat Virginia last season, before the Cavaliers went on a run to win the ACC and the national championship. When the teams meet Wednesday, Jan. 15, the Seminoles will look to defend that win, while Virginia will try to right the ship after a series of losses has led to an exit from the AP Top 25 for the first time in 46 weeks.
It’s getting colder, but the basketball action is heating up across America. Here’s what we learned in college basketball as the calendar turned from November to December.
The ACC Championship Game will take place Saturday night, and it’s safe to assume the straight-up winner. Clemson enters undefeated and 9-3 against the spread. Virginia won an exciting home rivalry matchup and broke a 15-year winless streak against Virginia Tech in Week 14 to clinch their spot in this game. Virginia 9-3 straight-up and 6-5 against the spread.
Feast Week delivered in a huge way—in matchups and storylines. It brought upsets and big wins for multiple teams. One team went from unranked to the top five, while another team became the second top-ranked program to fall to an unranked mid-major squad in less than a month. We will sift through the carnage and bring you the 10 best teams after a full month of college hoops.
It’s Feast Week, and there are some terrific matchups in store for college basketball fans as we head into the Thanksgiving weekend.
Coming off a national championship win last season, the No. 7 Virginia Cavaliers were one of the favorites to hang another banner in 2020. But in the fourth week of the season, the Cavaliers’ odds to win it all have shifted. They opened as the fourth choice to win the national title at +900 but have dropped to +1500 (seventh choice).
Week 13 of the NCAAF season has arrived, and this week's slate is full of potential upsets. BetAmerica columnist Marty V examines the three games where favorites are most likely to fall.
What a difference a week makes. Following Kentucky’s stunning upset defeat to Evansville last week, the Wildcats have fallen all the way out of our Power Rankings, after holding the top spot last week. In their place steps their bitter rival, Louisville, and they bring four pals from their conference in this week’s top 10. It’s still early in the season, but the ACC flavor in this week’s rankings is strong.
While Florida State has been disappointing this season, the Seminoles have still shown more signs of life recently than Syracuse. Look for them to make a late-season push toward a bowl game.
Can Louisville keep it close or even spring a shocking upset, or will Clemson roll for the second straight week?