UNC, Duke Advance to ACC Tournament Semifinals

 The North Carolina Tar Heels cruised passed Louisville Thursday, to advance to the ACC Tournament semifinals in Greensboro, NC. UNC beat the Cardinals 70-60.

Brice Johnson led the Heels with 22 points and seven rebounds. His efforts were helped by Marcus Paige and his 13 points.

North Carolina faces No. 1 Virginia -- who beat Florida State to advance -- Friday night.

The Duke Blue Devils also grabbed as easy win in quarterfinals Thursday. They topped the N.C. State Wolfpack 77-53. State handed Duke their first loss of the season in January, but the Blue Devils made quick work of them Thursday night with six Duke players scoring double digits.

Duke will face Notre Dame -- who defeated Miami to advance -- on Friday night in the second semifinal game.