Barnes is fifth in assists (4.29) and seventh in steals (1.53). INSIDE THE NUMBERS Georgia Tech (14-8, 10-6) has won five straight and clinched a winning record in ACC play in consecutive years for the first time since 1989 and 1990. North Carolina State (13-9, 9-8) stretched its winning streak to five with an 80-69 victory against Notre Dame on Wednesday night.
No. 21 Virginia clinched a top-four seed and a double-bye in next week's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament with its victory over Miami on Monday night. Louisville has that same goal in mind when the Cardinals (13-5, 8-4 ACC) host the Cavaliers (16-6, 12-4) on Saturday in the regular-season conference finale for both teams. Virginia halted a three-game losing streak with a 62-51 win over the Hurricanes on Senior Night in Charlottesville, Va., the final home game for Sam Hauser, Jay Huff, Tomas Woldetensae and Austin Katstra.
The ACC Tournament seeding picture became clearer after Wednesday's slate of men's basketball games, but Louisville's place in the bracket comes down to Saturday's regular-season finale against No. Virginia. The Cardinals enter the 4 p.m.