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College Basketball Gameday

Davidson (9-1) at Virginia (11-0)

6 p.m., John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Va. (ESPNU)

The Wildcats take on the fifth-ranked Cavaliers in their final nonconference game of the season. … Davidson is off to its best start under 26-year coach Bob McKillop, and enters Tuesday’s game riding a seven-game win streak. … Virginia is also off to its best start in Tony Bennett’s six years as coach, and its first 11-0 start since the 1992-1993 season. … Tuesday’s game also pits two of the nation’s best offensive and defensive teams. … The Wildcats are second in scoring at 87.8 points per game, while Virginia is second in points allowed (48.1 per game). Bill Kiser

Charlotte (6-5) at Georgia Tech (8-3)

7 p.m., McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta

The 49ers haven’t played since Dec. 20, when a second-half rally came up short in an 81-78 loss at Georgetown. … Charlotte and Georgia Tech have recent victories at home against Appalachian State, the 49ers winning 75-65 and the Yellow Jackets beating the Mountaineers 70-57. … Georgia Tech is one of the country’s top rebounding teams (ranked 34th), with 39.9 per game. … Charles Mitchell, a 6-foot-8 forward, leads the team with 7.5 rebounds per game and averages 10.5 points. … Robert Sampson and Demarco Cox both average 6.5 rebounds. David Scott

Robert Morris (4-7) at Clemson (7-4)

7 p.m., Littlejohn Coliseum, Clemson, S.C.

The Tigers wrap up their nonconference schedule with a home game against the Colonials. … Both teams are coming off an eight-day holiday break, and wins in their last games before the break. … The numbers lean Clemson’s way in this game: the Tigers are 5-2 at home, including wins in their past three games, and Robert Morris is 1-4 on the road. B.K.

N.C. A&T (2-12) at South Carolina (7-3)

7 p.m., Colonial Life Arena, Columbia (SEC Network)

The Gamecocks close out the 2014 portion of their schedule against the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s Aggies. … South Carolina has a five-game winning streak, its longest since the 2010-2011 season. … While the Gamecocks are coming off a nine-day holiday break, N.C. A&T last saw action Sunday, beating N.C. Wesleyan 58-54 to snap a 12-game losing streak. B.K.

No. 19 North Carolina (9-3) vs. William & Mary (6-4)

7 p.m., Smith Center. Chapel Hill

This is the Tar Heels’ final nonconference game before they start ACC play Sunday at Clemson. … William & Mary is undersized – only one of its regular players, center Sean Sheldon, is taller than 6-6 – and UNC will have a significant physical advantage on the interior. That should translate into a significant rebounding edge – and to plenty of points in the paint – for UNC. … The Tar Heels are coming off one of their best shooting games in their victory against Alabama-Birmingham. UNC made seven 3-pointers in that game, and Marcus Paige made six of 13 shots from the field. … A lot of teams have used zone defense against UNC this season but William & Mary primarily uses a man-to-man. Andrew Carter

Cincinnati (8-3) at N.C. State (10-3)

4 p.m., PNC Arena, Raleigh (ESPNU)

Cincinnati has taken the scoring-by-committee approach to a new level with no one in double figures but six players handling the bulk of the scoring. … Freshman forward Gary Clark shares the team lead with 7.4 rebounds per game. … Rebounding against Cincinnati’s tough front line will be a must for N.C. State to emerge with a win before the ACC schedule hits full bore. Joe Giglio

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