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Monthly Archive: January 2015

Jan
31
2015

Which is the Better Basketball Conference, the ACC or the Big 12?

When the ACC added Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Louisville it was assumed that the conference would easily reclaim its title of “Best Basketball Conference” but that hasn’t necessarily been the case. Yes, the ACC is one of the strongest conferences in the country. Four teams currently ranked in the top 10 of the AP Poll, an …

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Jan
30
2015

Who’s Hot, Who’s Not? #ACC Basketball Edition – January 30, 2015

  Well a lot transpired over a week. #UVA survived a road upset at Virginia Tech, #NotreDame is all of a sudden 8-1 in the #ACC, and I’m sure we were all worried, but now EVERY TEAM HAS AN #ACC WIN! Yes!!! Moving on and without further adieu…   Team: Notre Dame (20-2 Overall, 9-1 Conference) …

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Jan
29
2015

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports talk ACC Basketball from top to bottom with @scacchoops

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@Hokiesmash and I (@TalkinACCSports) have so many great folks we want to talk to that we had do to a second podcast this week. It’s a good one too. We are talking from start to finish ACC basketball with one of the most knowledgeable ACC Bloggers out there on the topic – Jon Pence ( …

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Jan
29
2015

ACC Releases 2015 Football Schedule.

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Here is the ACC press release announcing their 2015 football schedule sent to me from site contributor @HokieSmash. Keep an eye out for some future posts on what we like and dislike about the schedule. ACC Announces 2015 Football Schedule ACC Teams Lead Power Five Conferences in Non-Conference Games Against Teams in ESPN’s Too Early …

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Jan
28
2015

ACC Basketball Power Rankings – January 28, 2015

January has nearly come and gone, and we are entering the stretch run of conference play. Who will announce themselves as contenders entering March? Who will wane down the stretch? Who will give us bizarre Vines of noted coaches staring through brick walls while children cry beside them? So many questions, and so few answers. …

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Jan
27
2015

7 Announcers and Media Personalities I’d like to see on ESPN’s possible OK likely – ACC Network.

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Am I jumping the gun a bit since there isn’t an official ACC Network announcement yet? Possibly, but I doubt it. I’m already thinking about some of the announcers I’d want to see on the network. Here are the 7 Announcers I hope end up on the ACC Network. I can tell you now, these …

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Jan
27
2015

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports talk Georgetown and ACC Basketball with Rich Chvotkin – @HoyasWin

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@Hokiesmash and I (@TalkinACCSports) have a real treat for you on this podcast. Sometimes a podcast guest is so good, you just sit back and listen to the them just talk. That’s exactly what happened with this podcast. @Hokiesmash as a Georgetown grad as well as Virginia Tech graduate has listened to this man,  Rich Chvotkin …

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Jan
26
2015

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere January 26, 2015

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ACC basketball is front and center this week… Let’s see what the ACC bloggers have for us. Check out another great graphic design from site contributor @HereGoJayAgain. Congratulations to Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski for winning his 1000th game Sunday against St. Johns. What incredible career it has been for Coach K. DukeBasketballReport tells us about …

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Jan
25
2015

ACC Bubble Analysis for January 25, 2015

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Who is going to be the ACC’s 7th and possibly 8th NCAA teams? You better make your move now, if you are on the bubble. In my ranking system, any RPI top (100) win is a good win and any RPI top (50) obviously worth more. Any losses outside the RPI top (100) is considered …

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Jan
23
2015

3 ACC Football Coaches make National Hotseat List

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Short post for this evening… From CBSSportsline.com we’ve found a football category that the ACC is leading in. They listed the 5 College Football Coaches with the hottest seat, and 3 of them were ACC Coaches.   In fact the ACC coaches went 1,2,3. Ouch… Al Golden, Mike London, and Larry Fedora you might want …

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Jan
22
2015

The #ACC’s Continued Superb Performance in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans!! Many of you might not have heard of the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. It is an award that honors institutions maintaining broad-based athletics programs success in many sports (including male and female sports). The Directors’ Cup, founded by the National Association of College Directors of Athletics and …

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Jan
21
2015

FSU President makes some of the the most definitive-positive ACC Network comments yet.

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Remember when we said last week when we asked Is and ACC Network announcement nearing? Well we were right, because some of the most definitive-positive ACC Network comments yet were made today. From FSU Website WarChant.com in an interview with Florida State president John Thrasher. Thrasher said he is excited about the future of the conference. …

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Jan
21
2015

Who’s Hot, Who’s Not? #ACC Basketball Edition – January 21, 2015

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With conference play under way, I figured I’d mix it up and put a spotlight on the hot/cold trend with our new “Who’s Hot? Who’s Not?” weekly segment. Each week I will highlight a team and player who are on a hot trend and a cold trend to put a little spotlight on those doing …

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Jan
20
2015

14 #ACC Soccer Players Drafted on Tuesday to the #MLS

Five More ACC Players Drafted on Tuesday League leads with 14 selected overall GREENSBORO, NC. – Five Atlantic Coast Conference men’s soccer players were chosen in the third and fourth rounds of the Major League Soccer SuperDraft, which were held by conference call on Tuesday afternoon. North Carolina’s Andy Craven was the highest ACC player taken on the …

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Jan
20
2015

ACC Basketball Power Rankings – January 20, 2015

A sentiment I hear often this time of year is that this weekend is when college basketball truly begins. By which, they are inferring they’d rather watch the NFL, but there’s no playoff game next weekend so I guess we’ll watch some college basketball. WELL I’LL TELL YOU SOMETHING, SIRS AND MA’AMS. ACC BASKETBALL IS LIFE. …

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Jan
20
2015

Virginia named ACC Baseball pre-season Favorite.

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Virginia came oh so close to winning the baseball national title last year losing 2 games to 1 in the Championship series to Vanderbilt. They are stocked again with a great pitching staff and have been named the ACC Baseball Favorite. Georgia Tech is the defending ACC Champion. Here is the press release provided by …

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