Virginia has had a really tough time with injuries thus far, and will come to Durham with rookie Sammy Zaglinski on the shelf, as he's had ankle surgery. They will bring backup Calvin Baker and his somewhat unusual shot, however, so that could give the Crazies something to have fun with.
Here's an update on conference RPI's. Maryland's is pretty disastrous - they're at 151. UNC is #2, Duke is #23, Clemson #26, Miami #56, UVa #61, State #63, Virginia Tech #75, B.C. # 81, Georgia Tech #92, and Wake #96.
Not too hot.
State will get a chance to move up this weekend with the big game against UNC.
Most State fans are still fairly happy to have traded Herb Sendek for Sidney Lowe, but out in the desert, Sendek is 13-2 and just beat Arizona for the first time in forever. He's a god in Tempe, and State is just a distant memory.
Former Tech star Will Bynum is out of jail in Israel after being charged with running over a man. The Atlanta paper has an article which talks of "more complete" evidence which may suggest Bynum was merely trying to get away.