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What’s at stake this week for DMV teams, Virginia returns to Charlotte for ACC Tourney

Welcome to conference tournaments.

NCAA Basketball: Louisville at Virginia Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

We’re gearing up for the ‘Hoos to play in the 2019 ACC Tournament on Thursday by bringing you STL’s Bracketology: Conference Tournament Edition. NC State and Clemson tip off at noon today, followed by Miami vs. Virginia Tech, Notre Dame vs. Louisville and Syracuse vs. Pitt. Then Tony Bennett and Virginia get down to business on Thursday. Here’s what else is up this Wednesday.

Area teams have one week left to boost their NCAA tournament resumes (Washington Post)

There are only five teams in the DMV that can make a case for an NCAA bid. See how things could shake out for Virginia, Virginia Tech, Maryland, VCU and Georgetown this week in their conference tournaments and who they need to step up for them to make a March Madness run.

UVa men’s basketball: Top-seeded Cavaliers ready to return to Charlotte (Roanoke Times)

Virginia is the ACC’s No. 1 seed in this year’s tournament–which is being held at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, the same venue where the Cavaliers lost in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament.

Dyson Remains Upbeat After Set Back (Virginia Sports)

A freshman midfielder on the UVA women’s lacrosse team, Annie Dyson, tore the ACL in her right knee Feb. 26 in a 16-8 win over William & Mary but she’s not letting that hold her back.


Here’s a little something to get you ready for Thursday courtesy of Tony Bennett, Kyle Guy, Ty Jerome, De’Andre Hunter and the rest of the ‘Hoos.