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College basketball on television: Key ACC matchup highlights Big Monday

Miami head coach Jim Larranaga directs his team during the first half against North Carolina on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. The host Tar Heels won, 96-71.
Miami head coach Jim Larranaga directs his team during the first half against North Carolina on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. The host Tar Heels won, 96-71. TNS/Raleigh News and Observer

A top ACC battle headlines Monday night’s college basketball television schedule with No. 7 Virginia traveling to No. 10 Miami to play the Hurricanes at 7 p.m. on ESPN.

Miami is licking its wounds after suffering a 96-71 beatdown at first-place North Carolina on Saturday. The victory pushed the Heels into first place in the conference standings at 11-3. Miami, Virginia and Louisville are all tied for second at 10-4. Duke and Notre Dame are 9-5.

After a last-second 63-62 loss at Duke, Virginia whipped North Carolina State 73-53 last time out.

The second part of Big Monday features No. 13 Iowa State at No. 10 West Virginia. The host Mountaineers, 9-5 in Big 12 play, have dropped back-to-back games, 85-78 at Texas and 76-62 at home to Oklahoma. Iowa State, 8-5 in league play, is 3-4 over last seven games, though it did beat TCU 92-83 last time out.

West Virginia won the first game between the two teams, 81-76 in Ames.

Here is the list of college basketball games on television for Monday:

Monday, Feb. 22

▪ 7:00 - Virginia at Miami (ESPN)

▪ 7:00 - Texas at Kansas State (ESPNU)

▪ 9:00 - Iowa State at West Virginia (ESPN)

▪ 9:00 - Coppin State at Norfolk State (ESPNU)

How Top 25 fared Sunday

  • No. 6 Maryland beat Michigan 86-82
  • No. 21 SMU beat East Carolina 74-63
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