Austin Rivers punctuated his first North Carolina-Duke game with one of the biggest shots in the rivalry's history.
It took a pair of remarkable comebacks to keep the Atlantic Coast Conference race this tight.
A feeble two hours of defensive rebounding ensured Maryland lost in its latest trip to Cameron Indoor Stadium. It won't be what is most remembered about Saturday's 73-55 defeat against No. 10 Duke.
Gary Williams has made himself scarce around the Maryland Terrapins men's basketball program, which he ran for the prior 22 seasons. He's been busy completing various tasks for the athletic department (for which he's paid a tidy $400,000), working as an analyst for the Big Ten network and, just recently, making weekly local radio appearances on ESPN 980.
The college basketball regular season is, essentially, at its midpoint. Nonconference play began roughly two months ago. Selection Sunday is exactly two months from Wednesday.
Ryan Kelly scored 21 points, Seth Curry added 15 and No. 5 Duke beat Georgia Tech 81-74 on Saturday.
That deflating sound you hear is the suspense beginning to leak out of the NBA season.
Here's a prospective peek at the fun and games of 2012, with the promise that it will be a better year for somebody, somewhere.
Shane Battier said at this point in his career, he only wants "a winning role."