The ACC has a rule. If officials show up for a game, and teams show up for a game, the game must go on -- no matter how treacherous and snowy the roads.
North Carolina has discouraged fans from attending tonight's game in Chapel Hill against Duke. The Blue Devils should join the Tar Heels in this request since the crowd will be decidedly North Carolina.
But if you can walk to the game, why wouldn't you?
And some fans are going to drive, especially younger fans. To be young is to feel invincible.
If the game is played, it will be memorable.
It also will be memorable if its played Thursday.
Could the conference turn the game into a made-for-TV event and allow network cameras but ban fans?
Maybe there's a compromise. We all agree not to attend.
We meet at a sports bar instead.