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Three takeaways from Virginia's ACC Tournament victory

Three takeaways from Virginia's ACC Tournament victory

The Cavaliers (31-2) have all but clinched the No. 1-overall seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. Berry finished with 17 points and eight rebounds in the loss.

"I wouldn't say pressure is the word", leading scorer Kyle Guy said after Saturday night's win against North Carolina in the ACC Tournament title game.

Follow along as Sporting News provides live updates of the 2018 ACC Championship game. Houston sealed the victory when Robinson intercepted an in-bounds pass with 5 seconds left and a foul by the Shockers sent Gray to the free-throw line. Kansas (26-7) can sew up the third No. 1 seed if it completes a sweep of the Big 12 regular season and tournament titles.

The Tar Heels, on the other hand, are at their best when they get offensive rebounds. The Cavaliers have a program-record win total and are a unanimous No. 1 in the AP Top 25; before this year, the last time they were No. 1 was December 1982 (the poll had just 20 teams then) during Ralph Sampson's senior season.

Daxter Miles Jr. and Jevon Carter were again instrumental for West Virginia (24-10).

No fewer than a dozen teams in the tournament have been named either in the FBI investigation or in media reports that allege coaches and others have directed payments and improper benefits to recruits and players - thus, breaking rules that go to the core of the amateur-sports code that defines both the NCAA and the "student-athletes" who make this billion-dollar business run. The Red Raiders have size and balance with six players averaging at least nine points and have some impressive wins to their credit - including victories against NCAA teams West Virginia, Auburn and Kentucky.

Seven-footer Dusan Ristic scored 16 points for Arizona (27-7).

Jordan Bone scored a team-high 19 points and the Volunteers dominated the Razorbacks in the SEC semifinals at St. Louis.




The difference in this low-scoring affair was the turnover differential: While UNC only committed nine on the night, UVA took excellent care of the ball, turning it over just four times. They also won 11 games in the Southern Conference during the 1951-52 season.

Admiral Schofield added 16 points for Tennessee, which shot 57.1 percent from the field. PJ Washington added 14 points and freshman forward Kevin Knox had 11 for the Wildcats (23-10).

No. 2 Duke will play No. 15 Iona on Thursday in Pittsburgh at 2:45 p.m. But they will also be doubted, skepticism borne of 2014 and '16, when as a top seed they fell short of the Final Four.

She is the county's first-ever victor of the NCHSAA award that is now in its 32nd year. Kyvon Davenport had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Memphis (21-13), which is hoping for an invitation to the NIT.

The third-seeded Cougars will face 11th-ranked and second-seeded Wichita State on Saturday in the semifinal round.

The late basket was just Robinson's second of the game. Jerome, meanwhile, led the Cavaliers with six assists and chipped in 12 points of his own. UCLA (21-11) matched Arizona almost shot for shot, tying the game with about 5 minutes to go.

Davidson nearly certainly wouldn't have gotten an at-large bid, but it got into the field by upsetting Rhode Island in the A-10 final. Odom has turned around the Retrievers in his two seasons.