Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford and ACC mascots pose for photos on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, during a visit Tuesday, March 6, 2018, to kick off and celebrate the New York Life ACC Tournament at the Barclay's Center, in Brooklyn, N.Y. The mascots, from left, represent the University of Miami Hurricanes, Clemson University Tigers, Duke University Blue Devils, and the University of Virginia Cavaliers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

It's another big week for college hoops in the Big Apple.

The ACC Tournament began on Tuesday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Notre Dame and Syracuse had opening-round wins to keep their NCAA Tournament hopes alive.

Wake Forest guard Bryant Crawford (13) shoots against Syracuse during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Syracuse beat Wake Forest to move on to face sixth-seeded North Carolina on Wednesday night. As for Notre Dame ... 


The Big East Tournament tips off on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden, beginning with a matchup between St. John's and Georgetown that recalls the conference's glory days in the 1980s.




The Big East is taking over the Garden again after the venerable basketball venue hosted the Big Ten Tournament for the first time.

Michigan players celebrate after beating Purdue 75-66 to win the NCAA Big Ten Conference tournament championship college basketball game, Sunday, March 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)


Don't forget about Staten Island!

Over at the Spiro Center, LIU-Brooklyn beat Wagner on its home court on Tuesday night to win the Northeast Conference tourney and an automatic bid to the NCAAs.