ANDERSON (5-14, 3-10 SAC) AT QUEENS (17-2, 11-2)
Levine Center, 8 p.m.
The Royals, ranked 15th in the nation among Division II teams, host the Trojans in a South Atlantic Conference game that was rescheduled from Jan. 23 because of weather. … Queens beat Anderson 75-64 on Dec. 5, and enters Monday’s matchup riding a three-game winning streak. … Since beating Brevard on Jan. 6, the Trojans have lost their past six games.
N.C. State (12-10, 2-7 ACC) at Florida State (14-7, 4-5 ACC)
Donald L. Tucker Center, Tallahassee, Fla., 9 p.m., ESPNU
N.C. State coach Mark Gottfried put sophomore forward BeeJay Anya on the scout team in practice. It’s helped Abdul-Malik Abu in practice and it has also served as motivation for Anya. “He doesn’t like it a whole lot but it’s where he is,” Gottfried said. “It’s where he’s going to stay for awhile until he can step his game up like we want him to.”
No. 2 North Carolina (19-2, 8-0 ACC) at No. 16 Louisville (17-4, 6-2)
KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Ky., 7 p.m., ESPN
And finally: a marquee ACC game for the Tar Heels. They’ve built an 8-0 league record against some of the weaker teams in the ACC, but the game at Louisville presents a significant challenge – especially to UNC’s offense. The Cardinals are one of the best defensive teams in the nation and Chinanu Onaku, who had a double-double in six consecutive games, leads the ACC in blocked shots (2.3 per game). In conference-only games, Louisville is second in the ACC – behind UNC – in defensive efficiency but first in the league in field goal percentage defense. Both UNC and Louisville are among the best offensive rebounding teams in the country, and which team is more effective at converting second-chance opportunities is likely to be an important factor.