The ACC could be a dominant force in college hoops, as Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame join the usual Tobacco Road powers.
The ACC/Big Ten Challenge matchups were announced Wednesday -- and there are a couple of marquee battles.
NC State has lost two starters to graduation, two more to the NBA Draft and now one of Mark Gottfried's prized recruits, freshman Rodney Purvis, is transferring out of the program. It's a mass exodus in Raleigh.
Only a short time after we reported Lorenzo Brown would enter the NBA draft, his NC State teammate C.J. Leslie is expected to do the same thing.
NC State will lose seniors Richard Howell and Scott Wood -- and junior Lorenzo Brown is expected to declare for the NBA Draft, sources told CBSSports.com.
NC State made a couple of second-half runs against Temple, but the Wolfpack fell short late.
What could have been a debilitating loss turned into a dramatic road win for uneven-all-season NC State on Sunday afternoon.
Here's everything you need to know from college basketball's Tuesday night ...
North Carolina State fans started maneuvering their way down the stairs and as close to the baselines as they could possibly get with a little less than a minute left on the clock in NC State's win over Duke on Saturday.
North Carolina had a bounce-back win, and NC State had one of its best all-around performances of the season, but Virginia was upset by Old Dominion.

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