- East Lansing, Michigan 48826
|Points Per Game||75.6||82.6|
|Field Goal %||43.8||51.4|
|Rebounds Per Game||34.0||41.2|
|Assists Per Game||13.4||20.3|
|Blocks Per Game||2.1||7.4|
|Steals Per Game||7.4||4.2|
Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25, while Duke jumped back into the top five after a pair of impressive wins. Middle Tennessee checked in at 24th, marking its first AP Top 25 appearance in program history.
North Carolina is putting it all together and the Tar Heels can largely thank their leader, Joel Berry II, for that.
Eleven SEC teams are within striking distance of the tournament, so what's the problem? They're building their résumés and metrics by beating each other, so the committee might value the league differently when selecting the field.