Just when it appeared North Carolina might be picking up momentum, the Tar Heels (12-5, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) nose-dived in Tuesday night's 85-57 loss at Miami. "Very disappointed in our fight, our competitiveness, our effort," UNC coach Hubert Davis said. The Tar Heels are looking for adjustments, perhaps mostly in mindset.
Less than a season into his college career, freshman Sean Durugordon has entered the transfer portal, PowerMizzou has confirmed with a team spokesperson. Durugordon appeared in 12 games for the Tigers this season, averaging 3.2 points in 5.5 minutes. Durugordon posted the news Friday afternoon on his Twitter account.
Thus, coach Ed Cooley was willing to overlook some flaws in his team's performance. Providence (15-2, 5-1 Big East) will host struggling Butler (9-9, 2-5), which has lost three straight and five of its last six conference games. "Coming out of that pause, you just don't know how you're going to play," Cooley said after an 83-75 victory over Georgetown.