Virginia-UNC game highlights busy ACC weekend


4:06 a.m. ET Feb. 17, 2017

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:

GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 14 Virginia at No. 10 North Carolina. The schedule gets noticeably tougher for the first-place Tar Heels (22-5, 10-3), who first must face the Cavaliers (18-7, 8-5) in the ACC’s only matchup of ranked teams this weekend. Then, North Carolina plays host to No. 8 Louisville (21-5, 9-4) on Wednesday night in the second game of a two-game stretch that will impact the league standings. The Tar Heels, who had an easy time against North Carolina State on Wednesday night, enter the weekend with a one-game lead on three teams — Florida State, Duke and Louisville. The Cavaliers figure to be desperate after losing to Virginia Tech and Duke earlier this week.

LOOKING AHEAD: No. 12 Duke at Syracuse. The Orange (16-11, 8-6) have been tough to beat in the Carrier Dome —…

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