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Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar
31
2013

Take notice ACC ADs, Is there anything the Louisville athletic department can’t do?

Beat a SEC team in a BCS game? Check – Louisville beats Florida in the Sugar Bowl Beat this generation’s top coach and program for a trip to the Final 4? Check – Louisville beats Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils in the Elite 8 and may win the national title. Beat women’s college most …

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Mar
30
2013

The ACC’s Digital Network leading the way for online content in college athletics.

Remember when the SEC started the SEC Championship game in the early 90s? There were attendance problems, and critics of the game. Now it’s arguably the biggest college football event played outside of the BCS group of games. Some might say it’s bigger than some of the BCS games as it plays to huge ratings …

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Mar
30
2013

Duke reaches Elite 8 with stellar defense and Charles Barkley says more dumb stuff.

Just a couple of thoughts after watching Duke defeat Michigan St. 71-61… The Blue Devils are tough, they are really tough. You just don’t wear down a Tom Izzo coached Michigan St. team, but that’s exactly what Duke did. They matched the Spartans physically early. Seth Curry was carried Duke offensively for much of the …

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Mar
28
2013

Nine Spring Football Games of 2013 ACC Teams To Be Available on ESPN3

From Site Contributor @HokieSmash Nine Spring Football Games of 2013 ACC Teams To Be Available on ESPN3 Pittsburgh Joins Eight Current ACC Schools on ESPN3 Schedule   http://theacc.co/FBSpringGames032813 GREENSBORO, NC– A total of nine spring football games of teams that will compete for the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Football Championship and a trip to Charlotte …

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Mar
26
2013

Ranking the Sweet 16 team’s chances at a national title.

With Gonzaga, Georgetown, and New Mexico out among others let’s rank the remaining teams chances of winning the national title. Now how I rank them won’t solely be based on who the best team, but also on potential matchups and easiest path, especially in the regionals where the games are already set. Here we go… 1. Indiana The Hoosiers …

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Mar
25
2013

Looking at Duke’s and Miami’s Final 4 chances… one step at a time.

Well here we are… It’s the Sweet 16. Florida Gulf Coast was the story of the weekend. When you are the first 15 seed ever to make the Sweet 16, you earned and deserve the headlines, but I want discuss how a couple of ACC teams fared though. The conference started with 4 teams in …

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Mar
24
2013

With game results to prove it, how the NCAA selection committee should have seeded teams.

I wanted to expand on some thoughts on  how the NCAA selection incorrectly seeded and positioned teams for the NCAA tournament that  I had yesterday in my impressions of the first 3 days of tourney post. Let’s start with the Oregon seeding at 12. The Pac 12 tournament champion Ducks were underseeded by at least …

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Mar
23
2013

Impressions of the first 3 days of the NCAA tournament – winners and losers.

I’ll be updating this post throughout as Day 3 at the NCAA tournament comes to a close, but the first 2 rounds have really provided some revealing results. The results have led me to list some winner and losers from the first 3 days. Winner – The Big 10 conference.  I don’t think anyone would …

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Mar
22
2013

Podcast thoughts on sports blogging and March Madness…

In lieu of a blog post, here’s a link to a podcast I did last night with netcaststudio… http://netcaststudio.com/sports-blogger-jeffrey-fann/ We talk on a range of topics from sports blogging in general to March Madness. Also last evening I did a blog radio spot on the SportsKrib where really we dived into look into the brackets. …

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Mar
21
2013

Biggest NCAA tournament upsets.

Short post tonight… Come on its the NCAA tournament, I have to watch some basketball. In honor of the NCAA basketball tournament here’s something from the CNNSI… A listing of the Biggest NCAA tournament Upsets! Enjoy the walk through memory lane and have fun watching the games. By the way didn’t 16 seed Southern almost …

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Mar
19
2013

Looking back at my 10 favorite pictures from the 2013 ACC Tournament.

I attended the ACC Tournament this past weekend. Through some different things I was working on during the week I had a pass that gave me access to the floor, and allowed to get some shots I wouldn’t have otherwise got. Some pictures I took when I was just roaming around. Here are my 10 …

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Mar
18
2013

Looking at each ACC teams 2013 NCAA Bracket.

I have heard alot about the ACC getting the shaft job in this year’s NCAA tournament… Is it true? Well let’s see maybe things aren’t as bad as they look. Here’s a bracket to view…  Ok we are going to start with the Duke Blue Devils. Duke – #2 seed in the Midwest Ouch a …

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Mar
17
2013

5 quick thoughts on the 2013 NCAA Tournament Bracket.

Do you have your bracket filled out yet?  We are running a contest here. The winner will have bragging rights on this blog! Anyways here are 10 quick thoughts on the NCAA tournament. 1) Who got snubbed?  Well there was… um… well… yeah. I got nothing. For the first time that I can remember I can’t …

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Mar
17
2013

Pre-Selection Sunday ACC Bubble Analysis for March 17, 2013

One day before Selection Sunday… Where will the ACC teams end up who will make it? Let’s take one last stab at it before Selection Sunday. There is an interesting debate about Duke and Miami as 1 seeds below from the ACCDN. In my ranking system, any RPI win top (100) win is a good win and …

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Mar
16
2013

Quick thoughts from day 2 at the ACC Tournament.

Just a very quick post tonight, but I wanted to put down a few thoughts from today’s action. With a Semi-Finals of Miami vs NC State and Maryland vs UNC, things are wide open now with Duke out. NC State and Maryland are finally playing like the teams we expected to see all year. Our …

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Mar
14
2013

Your 2013 ACC Tournament Headquarters…

It’s the ACC tournament this week. I am going to try and sneak in a few blog posts, but my time may be a bit limited. I’m at the event this year, doing a few things with ACC’s social networking group, so I’m looking forward to that. Check out the the ACC’s tournaments official headquarters …

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