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Feb
20
2018

College Baseball Daily previews ACC Baseball for 2018.

One of my favorite sites for College Baseball News is CollegeBaseballDailey.com. They’ve done great job previewing ACC Baseball for this year. It’s worth your time to check it out. ACC Baseball Coastal Division Preview  ACC Baseball Atlantic Division Preview Is this the year Mike Martin finally wins that national title at Florida State? They are …

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Feb
20
2018

Louisville loses appeal… must vacate 2013 National Title.

 It was a rough day for Louisville and their fans today… Here’s a full article from ABCNews with the details of Louisville having to vacate their 2013 NCAA Basketball Title.  I don’t have a lot to add here, except I was at this game. I went with a Michigan fan from the day job. I …

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Feb
20
2018

The College of William and Mary Hires Its First Female University President In 325 Years

Good afternoon, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. We step out of the ACC today to report on terrific development in higher education administration.  The College of William and Mary (in Williamsburg, VA) announced the hire of Katherine A. Rowe as its university president (Rowe is William and Mary’s first female university president in 325 …

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Feb
19
2018

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD & @TalkinACCSports talk ACC basketball with @treadmillhorse

@Hokiesmash_ASD and @TalkinACCSports are back with another podcast. This week we have Virginia Tech blogger @treadmillhorse of the excellent Hokie Blog site treadmillhorse.com.  Take some time and and give that site a look.  You can also find this most recent podcast and all our other podcasts on ITUNES at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rwradios-acc-weekly-podcast/id831843856?t=2. We are also now available on Stitcher! http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/httpwwwtalkshoecomtalkshoewebtalkcastjspmasterid130024cmdtc/the-acc-weekly-podcast?refid=stpr In this …

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Feb
18
2018

Television coverage lets down fans trying to watch Clemson vs Duke basketball.

Two top 15 teams, playing in a pivotal conference game in a major power 5 conference were at it today. Clemson and Duke should have had national TV coverage. Instead many college basketball fans trying to watch Clemson vs Duke were left without a way to see the game, or reduced to a streaming option …

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Feb
18
2018

Taking stock of Josh Pastner’s future at Georgia Tech after disastrous 2nd season.

Georgia Tech still has 5 games left on the season – 6 at the most. There will be no NCAA tournament, no NIT, no post-season. The Yellow Jackets have won one game since January 13 and at 11-16 (4-10) the team is just playing for pride. Effectively, the season is over and has been an …

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Feb
18
2018

Chop’s Takes: Duke 2018 Football Schedule

By the Numbers: Duke returns the following, according to SB Nation’s Bill Connelly (@SBN_BillC ): Percentage of Offense Returning: 82% (20th in FBS) Percentage of Defense Returning: 78% (25th in FBS) Percentage of Total Returning 80% (11th in FBS) Head Coach: David Cutcliff (59-67 at Duke, 103-96 All Time) Trust the Process: I’ll be using …

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Feb
17
2018

Chop’s Takes: Clemson 2018 football schedule.

By the Numbers: Clemson returns the following, according to SB Nation’s Bill Connelly (@SBN_BillC ): Percentage of Offense Returning: 73% (45th in FBS) Percentage of Defense Returning: 75% (32nd in FBS) Percentage of Total Returning: 74% (28th in FBS) Head Coach: Dabo Swinney (101-30 at Clemson/All Time) Trust the Process: I’ll be using a standard …

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Feb
16
2018

NC State Leading All #ACC Schools In The Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup

  Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans.  Hope you are ready for the weekend. Lots of great ACC men’s basketball ahead. Just a quick post here this evening – something that caught my eye:  At #7 in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup rankings (after the final fall update), North Carolina State is leading …

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Feb
16
2018

Catching Up With Virginia Tech Men’s Basketball

Good evening and Happy Friday, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. Lots of good ACC men’s basketball ahead for Saturday and Sunday. Jeffrey Fann (@TalkinACCSports) drops a status on the Hokies right here – as of yesterday, he has Virginia Tech in the NCAA tournament as a 10 seed. So, let’s catch up with Virginia …

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Feb
15
2018

ACC Bubble Analysis for February 15, 2018

This is going to be a weekly article, where I seed the ACC teams and where I think they’d should be placed if the tournament started the same day as my posting. In my ranking system, any RPI top (100) win is a good win and any RPI top (50) obviously worth more. Any losses …

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Feb
14
2018

College Football attendance has biggest drop in 34 years per @CBSSports

Just a short post for tonight, but did you see this article from CBSSports? College Football attendance has it’s biggest drop in 34 years. This is bad for the sport as many schools derive a lot of their athletic revenue from their football ticket sales. I think the biggest reason attendance has dropped is not …

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Feb
13
2018

Around the #ACC Blogosphere For February 13, 2018

  Virginia Tech’s incredible win at Virginia this past weekend as told by Hokie blog Techluncpail.com.  Gabe DeVoe has really elevated his game since Donte Granthams injury. ShakintheSouthland talks about his patience and hardwork paying off.  College Baseball season is not far off, and Louisville typically has one of the best teams in the country. …

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Feb
12
2018

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD & @TalkinACCSports with talk ACC basketball and Virginia Tech with @techlunchpaild

@Hokiesmash_ASD and @TalkinACCSports are back with another podcast. This week we have Virginia Tech blogger @TechLunchPailD of the fine Hokie Blog site http://techlunchpail.com. You definitely need to check that out. You can also find this most recent podcast and all our other podcasts on ITUNES at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rwradios-acc-weekly-podcast/id831843856?t=2. We are also now available on Stitcher! http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/httpwwwtalkshoecomtalkshoewebtalkcastjspmasterid130024cmdtc/the-acc-weekly-podcast?refid=stpr In this order, these are topics …

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Feb
11
2018

Five things I don’t like about the 2018 ACC football schedule.

I just talked about what I like about the ACC Football schedule.   Here is what I don’t like… 1) Front Loaded non-conference games In the last 4 years the ACC has dominated their SEC rivals to the tune of a 13-3 record. That doesn’t mean I have to like the practice of scheduling a conference game …

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Feb
10
2018

Virginia Tech Head Coach Buzz Williams had a wonderful gameplan in upset of Virginia.

Virginia Tech was on the NCAA bubble coming into their game tonight against the Virginia Cavaliers. At 17-7 (6-5), but lacking a top 30 win the Hokies needed a signature victory. They got one Saturday night by knocking off #2 ranked Virginia in Charlottsville no less. Gameday was there, and after Villanova went down to St. …

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