It’s Day 2 of ACC Tournament. And the afternoon session on Thursday features a dandy of a quarterfinal match-up between No. 14 Duke and No. 10 Louisville.
After a hot streak following the return of coach Mike Krzyzewski from medical leave, Duke has gone cold down the stretch, having lost three of their last five. That can’t be held against them too much, given the historic strength of the ACC this season. (The losses came against Syracuse, a solid Miami team, and North Carolina all on the road.) Still, Coach K would undoubtedly like to have his team playing better going into the NCAA Tournament.
As for Louisville, they too have had some tough road losses recently. But overall, they’ve put together an excellent season. (A 12-6 conference record this year in the ACC is nothing to sneeze at.) The Cardinals have a chance to squeeze out a No. 2 seed in the big dance if they can go on a run in Brooklyn this week. It starts with an extremely tough contest against the Blue Devils Thursday.
Depending on how long the preceding game last, tip-off should take place sometime around 2:30 p.m. ET. ESPN has the coverage. The game will also be streamed online, via WatchESPN, free with a cable subscription. The Watch ESPN app can be downloaded from Apple’s App Store, and the Google Play store.
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