Pointing the finger:
Did Virginia Tech (at Virginia, 8 p.m., chs. 54, 20) have to suspend Jeff Allen for his gesture in College Park? Couldn't the Hokies just tape two of his fingers together?
Georgetown should have checked with Marquette before the Hoyas traveled to South Florida for tonight's game (7, MASN).
No ladder needed:
If you saw the dunk contest, you know Dwight Howard (left) and the Magic (at the Hornets, 8 p.m., ESPN) have a big advantage if the baskets are suddenly raised to 11-plus feet.
The Canadiens, who visit the Capitals (7:30 p.m., Comcast SportsNet), are known as the Habs. But Montreal doesn't have Alex Ovechkin, so make that the Hab-Nots.
Maryland hosts the ACC women's swimming and diving championships today through Saturday at Eppley Recreation Center Natatorium.