Is it Upset Saturday in college basketball?
Bowl games and the College Football Playoff are dominating the sports headlines today, but there’s been some craziness in college basketball.
Duke, the country’s No. 5 team, fell to unranked Virginia Tech.
FINAL: Duke 75, Virginia Tech 89 pic.twitter.com/jYCEQmZN1i
— Duke Basketball (@DukeMBB) December 31, 2016
North Carolina, the country’s No. 9 team, fell to unranked Georgia Tech.
FINAL: Georgia Tech defeats Carolina, 75-63. pic.twitter.com/jUk3NHnKYx
— Carolina Basketball (@UNC_Basketball) December 31, 2016
The last time both Duke and UNC lost as top 10 teams was in 1989.
Virginia Tech 89, No. 5 Duke 75
Georgia Tech 75, No. 9 UNC 63
First time since 1989 that top-10 Duke and UNC teams lost on the same day. pic.twitter.com/tutTLAFide
— ESPN (@espn) December 31, 2016
Not a good day on Tobacco Road.