Syracuse’s trip to No. 8 Florida State tops ACC’s week ahead

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Eighth-ranked Florida State’s home game against Syracuse headlines the week ahead in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Seminoles are coming off a loss at No. 7 Duke and sit in third in the league standings. Syracuse is trying to help its NCAA Tournament chances. The week also includes Duke’s trip to North Carolina State in Raleigh, where the Blue Devils have had trouble in recent years. On the women’s side, ninth-ranked Louisville’s win at fourth-ranked North Carolina State has left the teams tied atop the league with five games left in the league schedule.