ACC's regular season ends with renewal of Duke-UNC rivalry


3:45 a.m. ET March 3, 2017

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:

GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 17 Duke at No. 5 North Carolina. The Blue Devils (23-7, 11-6) already beat one nationally ranked opponent this week, taking down No. 15 Florida State, and now will look to sweep their fiercest rivals and try to earn one of the coveted top four seeds in the ACC Tournament and the two-round bye that accompanies it. The Tar Heels (25-6, 13-4) have already sewn up the No. 1 seed but desperately want to regain their offensive rhythm after No. 23 Virginia held them to 43 points — their fewest since 1979 — in a 10-point loss Monday night.

LOOKING AHEAD: The ACC takes its tournament to New York for the first time next week, and there’s still plenty to sort out over the weekend. Only three seeds — top-seeded UNC, 12th-seeded Clemson and 15th-seeded Boston College — have…

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