Wake Forest (13-17, 5-12) at Boston College (11-18, 3-14)
2 p.m., Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Mass. (WMYT)
The Deacons wrap up their ACC regular-season schedule with a Saturday afternoon road game against the Eagles. … Wake Forest, which has secured the 11th seed in next week’s conference tournament in Greensboro, is coming off a 94-51 loss to third-ranked Duke on Wednesday. … Boston College, which has won its past two games after losing nine straight, boasts the league’s top scorer in guard Oliver Hanlan (19.4 points per game). Bill Kiser
Texas-Arlington (16-13, 10-9) at Appalachian State (11-17, 8-11)
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3:30 p.m., Holmes Center, Boone
The Mountaineers wrap up their first season in the Sun Belt with a home game Saturday against the Mavericks. … Appalachian State has won two straight, its longest winning streak since taking four straight between Jan. 17-24, and could finish as high as sixth in the league standings with a win Saturday after being picked to finish dead-last in the preseason coaches poll… However, Texas-Arlington is 2-0 all-time against the Mountaineers, including an 81-68 victory on Feb. 19. B.K.
Clemson (16-14, 8-9) at Notre Dame (25-5, 13-4)
4 p.m., Joyce Center, South Bend, Ind. (WBTV)
The Tigers, looking to improve their seeding in next week’s ACC tournament, take on the 11th-ranked Fighting Irish in their regular-season finale Saturday. … Clemson nearly beat Notre Dame both times the two teams have met – 68-64 in double OT on Feb. 11, 2014, and 60-58 on Feb. 10. … The Tigers are tied with Pittsburgh in the league standings, and a win Saturday could give them the No. 8 seed in next week’s tournament. B.K.
South Carolina (14-15, 5-12) at Tennessee (15-14, 7-10)
4 p.m., Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn. (FSCR)
The Gamecocks close out their SEC regular-season schedule Saturday with a road game against the Volunteers. … A win would give South Carolina its first six-win league season under coach Frank Martin since 2012. … However, Tennessee has won 15 straight against the Gamecocks, including a 66-62 victory on Jan. 20. … South Carolina is tied with Mississippi State for the 11th seed in next week’s conference tournament, but the Gamecocks hold the tiebreaker thanks to their 81-68 win Feb. 28. B.K.
Davidson (22-6, 13-4) at Duquesne (11-17, 6-11)
7 p.m., Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh (WCCB)
The Wildcats, tied for first in the Atlantic 10 with Dayton, can clinch the regular-season title and the top seed in the league tournament with a victory against the Dukes or a Flyers loss at La Salle … Duquesne has been playing well recently, especially at home where the Dukes have beaten Dayton and George Washington … Like Davidson, Duquesne is a good 3-point shooting team, making 7.9 per game at a 36.6 percent clip. David Scott
Marshall (11-19, 7-10) at Charlotte 13-17, 6-11)
7 p.m., Halton Arena
The 49ers need to beat the Thundering Herd if they hope to climb out of the 12th and final seed for next week’s Conference USA tournament … Charlotte beat Marshall 77-72 in January in Huntington, W.Va. … Sophomore forward Ryan Taylor leads the Herd with 14.3 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. D.S.
BIG SOUTH TOURNAMENT
Winthrop (18-12) vs. Longwood (11-22)
Noon, HTC Center, Conway, S.C.
The Eagles go for their second straight trip to the Big South tournament championship game when they face the Lancers in a semifinal game Saturday. … Winthrop, the tournament’s No. 5 seed, advanced by edging fourth-seeded Radford 67-66 in a quarterfinal game Friday. … Longwood became the first No. 9 seed to advance to the semifinals after it knocked off top-seeded Charleston Southern 68-60 on Friday. … The Eagles won both meetings this season against the Lancers – 82-72 on Dec. 31, and 83-59 on Feb. 21. B.K.
SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Queens (17-12) vs. Lincoln Memorial (28-1)
5:30 p.m., Timmons Arena, Greenville, S.C.
The Royals look to advance to their first tournament final since the 1998-99 season when they face the nationally-ranked Railsplitters in the SAC semifinals Saturday. … Queens, the tournament’s fourth seed, won its first quarterfinal game since 2012 by beating fifth-seeded Wingate 84-66 on Wednesday. … Lincoln Memorial, ranked No. 3 in the nation in the Division II coaches poll, has beaten the Royals soundly twice this season – 66-51 on Nov. 22, and 101-69 on Jan. 17. … The Railsplitters have won eight straight since their only loss of the season, 87-72 to Carson-Newman on Feb. 4. … The winner plays either No. 2 seed Carson-Newman or No. 3 seed Newberry in the championship game Sunday. B.K.