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First place a reality for Pack -- with help

What was once an impossible dream is now possible. With just over a week left, N.C. State has a very real chance to win or tie for the ACC regular season championship. <p><small><b>Other featured stories for 2/27:</b></small><li><a href="" target=blank><b>Don't disturb these tourney sleepers</b></a>

ACC Standings

Conf. Overall
Duke 11-2 23-3
NC State 10-3 18-6
Wake Forest 8-5 17-6
Georgia Tech 6-7 19-8
North Carolina 6-7 16-8
Florida State 6-8 18-10
Maryland 5-8 14-10
Virginia 5-9 15-10
Clemson 3-11 10-15

Quote of the Day: Mike O'Donnell - "A lot of people ask me 'How do you feel that you're not starting?' To be honest, if I don't play at all the rest of the season and we get to the Final Four, I really don't care."

First place a reality for Pack -- with help
Al Featherston * The Herald-Sun
The Pack is still a game behind Duke in the ACC standings, but with each team facing three more games before postseason, the odds have gone from astronomical to quite achievable. Read More

Don't disturb these tourney sleepers
Frank Burlison *
Who are the best college basketball teams in the country right now? OK, let's dispense with the obvious: Unbeatens Stanford and Saint Joseph's, Pittsburgh and Gonzaga (with just two losses apiece) and Duke would be the consensus five picks. But which are some teams that may be playing every bit as well as the aforementioned five, although their overall records keep them ranked behind those clubs? Well, here are a half-dozen teams that come to mind immediately, and why they should be snatched up in NCAA Tournament pools in a couple of weeks... Read More

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