Found March 02, 2013 on SCACC Hoops:
Three ACC games on the slate today, but the big one is Duke hosting Miami.  The Blue Devils have likely had this one circled since they went to Miami and were taken to the woodshed.  There is some talk that Ryan Kelly will play tonight for Duke, which only parallels Reggie Johnson's return when the two teams playing in Coral Gables.  Game Sim likes the Blue Devils to win by one point, but it took several hundred sims to move it from a pick'em to deciding a winner.  In other words, expect a very close game.  Wake Forest hosts Maryland and Virginia Tech hosts Clemson in the other two matchups today.   Check out Game Sim's predictions, previews, links, and more below. Game Sim Predictions Maryland at Wake Forest - Maryland wins 64-62 Sim the game here Miami at Duke - Duke wins 65-64 Sim the game here Clemson at Virginia Tech - Virginia Tech wins 65-62 Sim the game here  Team Conf Pct Overall Pct  Miami  14-1  0.933  23-4  0.852  Duke  11-4  0.733  24-4  0.857  UNC  10-5  0.667  20-8  0.714  Virginia  10-5  0.667  20-8  0.714  NC State  9-6  0.600  20-8  0.714  Maryland  7-8  0.467  19-9  0.679  FSU  7-8  0.467  15-13  0.536  Georgia Tech  5-10  0.333  15-12  0.556  Clemson  5-10  0.333  13-14  0.481  Wake Forest  5-10  0.333  12-15  0.444  Boston College  4-11  0.267  12-16  0.429  Virginia Tech  3-12  0.200  12-16  0.429  Injury Report  Jason Morris (GT) plantar fasciitis - Feb return John Auslander (MD) left tibia fracture - out for season Joel James (NC) concussion Links Cameron Crazies clamoring Duke Game Notes: vs. Miami (March 2, 2013) ACC to discuss court safety Coach K upset Paintings Honoring Coach K to be Unveiled Saturday Blue Devils have plenty of motivation vs. Canes After bad loss, Duke prepares for Miami No. 5 Hurricanes aim to slap down No. 3 Duke again Miami Hurricanes Looking to Avoid ACC Revenge Loss Lack of fight costs Duke possible top seed All Paul: Jersey retirement for CP3 Codi the Key Turning ‘a wasted scholarship’ into the nation’s leading scorer Ratcliffe: Mitchell continues to excel under the radar Terps seek bearings in trip’s 2nd leg Preview: Maryland at Wake Forest Open season again for point guards Against Wake Forest, ‘young’ Terps look to solve road struggles Tech’s NIT chances Hokies guard is ending his career on a high note Parity and the ACC tournament Harris, Virginia make tourney case vs. Duke Yesterday's Games Matchup   No Games on the Schedule Today's Games Time Matchup TV    12:00:00 PM  Maryland @ Wake Forest  ACCN  Preview  6:00:00 PM  Miami @ Duke  ESPN  Preview  8:00:00 PM  Clemson @ Virginia Tech  RSN  Preview  

Duke's Ryan Kelly playing vs. Miami

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There has been so much made over the last month and a half about Duke trying to seek some level of revenge against Miami when the two teams meet on Saturday. Miami comes into Durham confident while the Blue Devils appear unsure of themselves. Whether it is the fact that Duke lost by 27 points, the fact that the Hurricanes mockingly slapped the floor something that started at...
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