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Mar
10
2017

After brilliant 2nd half against UNC, Duke again looks Final 4 capable.

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Like most everyone else back in November and December I thought Duke was on the short list of national title contenders, but then the injuries started mounting. Coach K missed games with his own health issues. Grayson Allen was becoming a distraction with his on court antics, and the team lacked chemistry. Heck as recently …

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Mar
09
2017

@DavidTeelatDP with an update on ACC Network, and future ACC Tournament and Football scheduling.

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The esteemed @DavidTeelatDP wrote a recent article with some updated on the ACC Network, and future ACC Tournament and Football scheduling. When @DavidTeelatDP writes on ACC related topics, it is always worth the read. Here are a couple of highlights from the piece. On future ACC Tournament Locations “I think it’s important for the league going forward to continue …

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Mar
09
2017

8 of the top 12 Rated College Basketball games featured an ACC Team.

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It’s the ACC Tournament week, and Duke and North Carolina are meeting again – this time in the Friday semi-finals. That means a ratings bonanza for ESPN. Duke/UNC games were two of the four highest rated college basketball games this season, but it would have been big rating if UNC/Louisville were playing tomorrow too. Pulled …

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Mar
08
2017

The ACC tournament should rotate but not to where Boeheim said to

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So, here we are again. Listening to Jim Boeheim complain again and again about how the ACC needs to give up on it’s roots and only play the ACC tournament in BIG media markets (and then getting absolutely crushed by the City of Greensboro’s twitter account). .@AdamZagoria @ACCSports We kindly disagree. But I guess you …

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Mar
07
2017

Random thoughts – Day 1 of the ACC Tournament.

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Well Day 1 of the ACC Tournament is in the books, and there were several story lines. Clemson suddenly has won 3 games in a row, and may be in the process of saving Brad Brownell’s job after defeating NC State. Their penetrating guards could really cause Duke problems Wednesday. They nearly knocked off Duke …

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Mar
06
2017

How the ACC Tournament will affect each ACC Team’s NCAA Prospects.

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The ACC Tournament is going play a major role in where the ACC Teams end up in the NCAA Tournament. Let’s take a look where an ACC team could end up based on how many games they win. We pull the RPI numbes from CBS Sportsline.  Here is the ACC Tournament Bracket.  (4) North Carolina …

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Mar
05
2017

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD and @TalkinACCSports preview the ACC Tournament with @_EthanMoore of louisvillesportslive.net

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@Hokiesmash_ASD and I @TalkinACCSports are going to get your ready for the ACC Basketball tournament. We have @_EthanMoore  of louisvillesportslive.net joining us on the podacast. Thanks to @_EthanMoore for taking the time to preview the tournament with us. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on ITUNES to get the …

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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
05
2017

ACC Announces All-Conference Team, Postseason Basketball Awards

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Thanks to @Hokiesmash_ASD for sending this press release. The ACSMA ALL-ACC team will be released tomorrow. http://theacc.co/mbb17allacc ACC Announces All-Conference Team, Postseason Awards UNC’s Jackson voted ACC Player of the Year; NC State’s Smith takes Freshman honor   GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year Justin Jackson of North Carolina leads the official …

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Mar
05
2017

The Business of the NCAA Tournament

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To me, this is the best time of year. All of those small schools punching their tickets to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. We see student bodies rush the court upon winning their Conference Tournaments excited to make the Big Dance! We know that for the most part, a lot of these small conference winners …

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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
04
2017

How much money did Clemson make off the National Championship Game?

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  This is a interesting article from Tigernet a Clemson Tiger site, where they detail how much Clemson would make off their recent national championship.  There were a few noteworthy points from the TigerNet piece. 1) Clemson was provided an additional stipend of $750,000 for playoff travel by the ACC. 2) Clemson created and licensed their …

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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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Mar
02
2017

ACC Bubble Analysis for March 2, 2017

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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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