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Name: Hokie Smash
Date registered: June 23, 2012

Latest posts

  1. 2017 Director’s Cup Standings – First Winter Update — March 24, 2017
  2. College Basketball Coaching Carousel – a “Smart” Opportunity Might Be Waiting For Clemson — March 23, 2017
  3. Report: Brad Brownell Appears to be Safe at Clemson — March 11, 2017
  4. Georgetown Men’s Basketball In Dire Straits — March 5, 2017
  5. Pre-Season Media Poll vs. the ACC Tournament Seeding – Where Did The ACC Teams End Up? — March 4, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Happy College Basketball Eve!! 2012-2013 ACC Basketball Panel — 6 comments
  2. Should Georgia Tech make a coaching change for its men’s basketball program? — 5 comments
  3. ACC Atlantic Division Pre-Season Football Roundtable – Part 2 — 4 comments
  4. 2013 Operation ACC Football – Atlantic Division Roundtable Part 1 — 4 comments
  5. The Govloop, All Sports Discussion, and SCACCHoops NCAA March Madness Bracket Contest — 4 comments

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Mar
24
2017

2017 Director’s Cup Standings – First Winter Update

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  Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Hope you are enjoying the NCAA men’s basketball – and the NCAA men’s ice hockey tournaments.  This is the best time of year. 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 …

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Mar
23
2017

College Basketball Coaching Carousel – a “Smart” Opportunity Might Be Waiting For Clemson

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  Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Hope you all are catching the NCAA hoops tonight. Lots of news these days on the college basketball coaching carousel – lots of moves have been made in this short offseason for some teams.  LSU hired VCU’s Will Wade (as you know, we thought he might have …

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Mar
11
2017

Report: Brad Brownell Appears to be Safe at Clemson

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Good afternoon, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Hope you are enjoying the ACC men’s basketball tournament. Well, according to various news reports, it appears that Clemson Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Brad Brownell, is safe at least for another season.  As readers of this blog know, we (@TalkinACCSports) and I) have been somewhat critical of Brownell’s …

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Mar
05
2017

Georgetown Men’s Basketball In Dire Straits

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  We’re going to step out of the ACC for this post and talk about the disaster that is Georgetown University men’s basketball (yes, the author of this post is an alumnus of Georgetown). The guys at @CasualHoya have you covered on a big decision that Georgetown has to …

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Mar
04
2017

Pre-Season Media Poll vs. the ACC Tournament Seeding – Where Did The ACC Teams End Up?

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  Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.   Just a quick post here.  It’s always interesting to do a Monday morning quarterback look at the preseason media poll and where the ACC teams ended up in conference leading to their tournament seeding.  Here we go: ACC Team Preseason Media Poll Pick ACC Tournament Seeding …

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Mar
04
2017

My ACSMA 2016-17 #ACC All-Conference Team/Individual Awards Ballot

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Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans. Ahead of our podcast with Ethan Moore (@_EthanMoore on Twitter) of Louisville Sports Live (@LvilleSprtsLive on Twitter) where we preview the ACC men’s basketball tournament, I wanted to post my Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) ACC All-Conference Team/Individual Awards Ballot.  Here are my selections (I feel bad that I left …

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Mar
03
2017

Don’t Reward a Basketball Team Barely Above .500

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans. Let’s talk about bubble teams – and the NCAA tournament. Had an interesting conversation tonight with @BearDownBD on Twitter who provided some good insight on Vanderbilt:   @AllSportsDACC Vanderbilt has much better wins than Clemson: Iowa St, Florida, Arkansas and can match Clemsons best win (SC) — Tommy …

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Mar
03
2017

Around the #ACC Blogosphere For March 3, 2017

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Happy Friday, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. Hope all is well in your world.  After this weekend, we will know the seeds for the ACC tournament – can’t wait for it all to start!! Let’s check in with our #ACC bloggers and see what is going on in ACC country: On an independent Virginia …

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Feb
25
2017

Virginia Tech Exorcises Some Demons vs. Boston College at Conte Forum

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  Greetings, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) basketball fans. Earlier this week, we blogged about the need for Virginia Tech to win at Boston College.  Here’s what we said: Virginia Tech “does not have a good road record” (awful) at Boston College – we’re looking at a horrific 2-11 all time at Boston College.  In fact, in …

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Feb
21
2017

Should Clemson Hire Will Wade?

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    Much has been made of Brad Brownell’s tenure at Clemson – my buddy, @TalkinACCSports (Jeffrey Fann), wrote about Brownell here.  Here’s what Jeff wrote back on February 12, 2016: As Clemson entered season, this was regarded as Brownell most athletic most talented team. Projected NBA pick Jaron Bloosomgame was returning, and in spite …

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Feb
21
2017

Virginia Tech Men’s Basketball Must Win at Boston College’s Conte Forum

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) basketball fans. Hope you are enjoying the last couple of weeks of ACC conference basketball season.  Before you know it, the ACC tournament will be here in full swing. My buddy @TalkinACCSports (Jeffrey Fann) repeatedly keeps you up-to-date on the ACC Bubble Analysis.  Virginia Tech is right in the …

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Feb
13
2017

Is Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Gottfried Finished at NC State?

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  Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans. Interesting report tonight from Raleigh-Durham, NC Metro area ABC 11 sports anchor, Mark Armstrong.   Here is my 6pm Gottfried report: pic.twitter.com/QpIVEppC9B — Mark Armstrong (@ArmstrongABC11) February 13, 2017   Armstrong is reporting that Gottfried will be replaced at year’s end – and overtures have have gone …

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Feb
13
2017

Get Well, Bill Snyder

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  Good afternoon, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Hope you are doing well. Kansas State head football coach, Bill Snyder, issued a recent statement on his health condition: MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State head football coach Bill Snyder addressed today reports of his current health, which will not affect his duties leading the Wildcat program. “I …

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Feb
08
2017

Virginia Tech Men’s Basketball With a Complete Lack of Focus at Miami

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    Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. Just a quick post here – I really did think Virginia Tech was going to win tonight at Miami – VT was leading most of the 1st half – and then had a meltdown for a minute before the 1st half was over (and was …

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Feb
07
2017

If HB2 is Not Repealed, Louisville’s Jim Patterson Stadium Should Be a Long-Term Home of the ACC Baseball Tournament

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    Good afternoon, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Today, we wrote about the very real possibility of the ACC moving its neutral site championships if the State of North Carolina does not repeal HB2. Louisville has the perfect stadium for a long-term commitment to the ACC baseball tournament. Jim Patterson Stadium Details Seating for …

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Feb
07
2017

If North Carolina Doesn’t Repeal HB2, the #ACC Could Change in More Ways Than One

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    Good afternoon, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. By now, you’ve heard of HB2 – we don’t know to go into the details of that North Carolina law. What you need to know now is that HB2 – if not repealed in the next 12 days – will impact the State of North …

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