NCAA Men's Basketball

Notre Dame Fighting Irish (20-12)


No. 17 Virginia rolling ahead of matchup with Irish

No. 17 Virginia is back in top form as it heads into the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

The second-seeded Cavaliers (23-7, 15-5 ACC) have won eight consecutive games and 11 of their past 12 entering a Thursday night quarterfinal clash with seventh-seeded Notre Dame (20-12, 10-10) in Greensboro, N.C.

The Fighting Irish advanced with an 80-58 victory over Boston College in Wednesday's second-round action.

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Leaders
Points: J. Mooney16.2
Rebounds: J. Mooney12.7
Assists: P. Hubb5.1
FG%: J. Mooney46.0%
FT%: No qualifiers
3P%: T. Gibbs42.0%
Steals: R. Pflueger1.4
Blocks: J. Durham2.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Creighton24-7
8 Kentucky25-6
9 Michigan State22-9
10 Duke25-6
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Kentucky25-6
8 Villanova24-7
9 Creighton24-7
10 Duke25-6
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Atlantic Coast Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
4 Florida State 16-4 26-5
10 Duke 15-5 25-6
15 Louisville 15-5 24-7
17 Virginia 15-5 23-7
Georgia Tech 11-9 17-14
Notre Dame 10-10 20-12
North Carolina State 10-10 20-12
Syracuse 10-10 18-14
Clemson 9-11 16-15
Virginia Tech 7-13 16-16
Miami (FL) 7-13 15-16
Boston College 7-13 13-19
Pittsburgh 6-14 16-17
North Carolina 6-14 14-19
Wake Forest 6-14 13-18
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 74.3 (97)
Rebounds: 10.1 (172)
Assists: 16.5 (8)
FG%: 42.6% (241)
FT%: 73.5% (92)
3P%: 34.5% (115)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 68.7 (162)
Rebounds: 27.7 (43)
Assists: 13.2 (227)
FG%: 41.4% (87)
FT%: 72.0% (247)
3P%: 33.7% (226)