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Monthly Archive: February 2016

Feb
29
2016

February 28, 2016 Podcast – @Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports talk ACC Football with @ralphDrussoAP

@Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports were joined by esteemed National AP College Sports Writer @ralphDrussoAP. It was a real treat to get National perspective on ACC football. We really appreciate @ralphDrussoAP joining us on the podcast. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on ITUNES to get the quickest …

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Feb
28
2016

ACC Bubble Analysis for February 28, 2016

Two weeks until selection Sunday! 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) …

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Feb
27
2016

ESPN’s Rece Davis calls Virginia’s Gameday crowd the best of the year.

This is answering challenge. @UVAMensHoops@UVaHooCrew#orangeout best crowd of year. pic.twitter.com/DMn818jAT9 — Rece Davis (@ESPN_ReceDavis) February 27, 2016 Pat yourself on the back UVa fans. Nice job.   Make sure you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC and please like our Facebook Page

Feb
26
2016

Of the two, which “alleged” Grayson Allen trip was better?

Grayson Allen is a really good basketball player. Athletically gifted with  a solid jumpshot, he’s a leading candidate for the ACC POY. He’s got a problem though, controversy keeps surrounding him, and his 2 “alleged” tripping incidents are making him the new poster boy for Duke hate in the line of Christian Laettner and JJ …

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Feb
25
2016

How about North Carolina’s Brice Johnson for ACC Player of the Year?

We continue our look at the 4 ACC players that we think are the conference’s leading POY candidates. We started with NC State’s Cat Barber and then wrote about Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon.  Now we’re going to talk about North Carolina’s Brice Johnson, and after that we’ll give our thoughts on Duke’s Grayson Allen in a …

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Feb
24
2016

So Roy Williams, Leonard Hamilton, and Brad Brownell in the last two weeks should have been fired.

In a what have you done for me lately world, there are three ACC basketball coaches who drew the ire of a vocal segment of their fanbases in recent weeks. Those coaches are UNC’s Roy Williams, FSU’s Leonard Hamilton, and Clemson’s Brad Brownell. Why some fans of these schools have called for the heads of …

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Feb
23
2016

Articles Around the #ACC Blogosphere – February 23, 2016

    It is that time again…. ACC Blogger time! Recently we wrote that Power 5 had really become the Big 2 in terms of conference revenue distribution. ACC Blog ACCPrescription has 7 reasonable steps for the ACC to help close this revenue gap.  North Carolina destroyed a very good Miami team this past Saturday. What …

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Feb
22
2016

February 22, 2016 Podcast – @Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports talk ACC Basketball with @treadmillhorse

@Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports were joined by Dan Caro @treadmillhorse of the Virginia Tech Blog Site treadmillhorse.com. We appreciate Dan taking the time to join us. It was a fun podcast! To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on ITUNES to get the quickest updates! You can also …

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Feb
21
2016

ACC Bubble Analysis for February 21, 2016

Call it revenge of the bottom half of the ACC week. They are no easy games in the ACC. 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, …

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Feb
20
2016

It isn’t the Power 5, it is the Big 2 (SEC, Big 10) when it comes to revenue.

A funny thing happened on the way to the college athletic’s landscape that was supposedly headed to the 16 team 4 conference layout back in 2012. The Big 12 and ACC survived. Every major conference has had a college football playoff team, and has achieved huge revenue increases the last few years. Here’s the problem …

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Feb
19
2016

Roy Williams Forgets He Has The #ACC Player of the Year – and other Random #ACC Hoops Thoughts

Happy Friday – bunch of random thoughts about Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) basketball – here we go: You watched the North Carolina – Duke game – we sure all did!! Coach Roy Williams inexplicably decides to give his post player (the guy who will be the ACC player of the year), Brice Johnson, who had …

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Feb
17
2016

Making the case for Malcolm Brogdon as ACC Player of the year.

Recently I posted an article title Is Cat Barber the front-runner for ACC Player of the Year.  It was met with a good response, so I decided to look more in-depth at the 3 other players I consider the top candidates to win ACC player of the year. I have UNC’s Brice Johnson, Duke’s Grayson Allen, …

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Feb
16
2016

Articles Around the #ACC Blogosphere – February 16, 2016

What are the ACC Bloggers writing this week? Interesting article from ACC Blog ACC Prescription. Is ESPN a good TV partner for the ACC?   I’m not sure ESPN is always that great a partner, but what is the alternative? Please don’t say FOX either. What’s a Duke Bloggers take on the controversial Grayson Allen game …

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Feb
15
2016

Is Cat Barber the front-runner for ACC Player of the Year?

An interesting race is shaping up in the ACC Player of the Year race this season. Several players like Duke’s Grayson Allen, UNC’s Brice Johnson, and Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon are in contention come from NCAA Tournament Caliber teams. Other contenders are Clemson’s Jaron Blossomgame, Notre Dame’s Demetrius Jackson, and Syracuse’s Michael Gbinije. Every one of …

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Feb
14
2016

ACC Bubble Analysis for February 14, 2016

Bubble teams better make their move now. Time is running out as we are just a month way from Selection Sunday. 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 …

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Feb
13
2016

Did Grayson Allen travel, was he fouled, or was no call correct on Final Winning Shot?

What is an ACC game that comes down to the final minute, that doesn’t have some controversy? When Duke’s Grayson Allen hit the game winning shot to beat Virginia, I initially thought what a great play with no whistles. Then I watched the replay. Grayson Allen with the floater at the buzzer to win! #UVAvsDUKE …

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