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Where does Wake Forest stand in conference realignment talk?

The 14 ACC university presidents and Notre Dame released a statement of solidarity on Thursday to quell the growing speculation of conference unrest? Should Wake Forest rest easy now? It depends on Maryland. Ever since the University of Maryland Board of Regents approved the Terrapins' move to the Big Ten on November 19, media outlets have been aflutter with speculation...
Via SCACC Hoops
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

ACC Report Card - Week 6

Clemson took down a struggling Georgia Tech team at home, but how did Andrew Jones grade the Tigers day.
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football: UNC barely hangs on to the “Others Receiving Votes” after week two

Each week I go check the Associated Press rankings to see how both North Carolina football as well as the rest of the programs in the Atlantic Coast Conference are doing in the Top 25. After the loss to Wake Forest I did not think that I would see the Tar Heels, however I was pleasently surprised as they stayed in the “Other Receiving Votes” by getting the loneliest number...
Via isportsweb.com
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

ACC basketball weekend capsules

Saturday, Feb. 18 Florida State (18-7, 9-2) at N.C. State (18-8, 7-4) When: 1 p.m. Where: Raleigh, N.C., RBC Center (19,700) Fast break: So, FSU must makes the quick trip to Raleigh coming off a thrilling comeback win over Virginia Tech while the Wolfpack must find a way to get over blowing a 20-point lead at Duke and losing to the Blue Devils. Whatever team is more into it early...
Via Fox Sports South
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

ACC basketball capsules: Tuesday outlook

Tuesday, Jan. 31Clemson (11-9, 3-3) at Virginia (17-3, 4-2)When: 7 p.m. Where: Charlottesville, VA, John Paul Jones Arena (16,500) Fast break: Brad Brownells Tigers are hanging in there and have at times recently found a decent groove. The problem is when they are off their game they are pretty awful. The key is avoiding such a stretch, otherwise, UVa will grind them down and win...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Orange Bowl preview: Clemson vs. West Virginia

Orange BowlWest Virginia (9-3) vs. Clemson (10-3)When: 8:30 p.m. Where: Miami, FL, Sun Life Stadium (75,192) Line: West Virginia by 2.5. The snap: Well, it comes down to Clemson to carrying the banner of respect for the ACC after Virginia Tech fell in overtime in the Sugar Bowl and the rest of the league is 2-4 in the bowl season. That means, even with a Tigers win the best the...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Orange Bowl preview: Clemson vs. West Virginia

Orange BowlWest Virginia (9-3) vs. Clemson (10-3)When: 8:30 p.m. Where: Miami, FL, Sun Life Stadium (75,192) Line: West Virginia by 2.5. The snap: Well, it comes down to Clemson to carrying the banner of respect for the ACC after Virginia Tech fell in overtime in the Sugar Bowl and the rest of the league is 2-4 in the bowl season. That means, even with a Tigers win the best the...
Via Fox Sports South
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Sugar Bowl preview: Va Tech vs. Michigan

Sugar BowlVirginia Tech (11-2) vs. Michigan (10-2) When: 8:30 p.m. Where: New Orleans, LA, Superdome (76,468) Line: VT by 2.5. The snap: The resurgent Wolverines averaged 42 points in their last six victories, but were held to just 30 total points in two defeats during that stretch. The point is simple: If the Hokies can slow Michigans offense, they have a chance to pull put a...
Via Fox Sports South
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Chick-fil-A Bowl capsule

Chick-fil-A Bowl Auburn (7-5) vs. Virginia (8-4) When: 7:30 p.m. Where: Atlanta, Georgia Dome (71,228) Line: Auburn by 3. The snap: If not for finding a way to win close games against the likes of Indiana, Idaho and Florida State, the Cavaliers wouldn't even be in a bowl game. Yet, they did win those contests and are facing the defending national champions in a game that usually...
Via Fox Sports South
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Jones: ACC hoops capsules - Dec. 2, 2011

Saturday, Dec. 3 North Carolina (6-1) at Kentucky (6-0) When: Noon Where: Lexington, KY, Rupp Arena (23,500) Fast break: This might be a matchup of the top two teams in the nation. Certainly they are the most talented. UK starts three freshmen, so maybe this is the best time of year for the more experienced Tar Heels to get them. But keep in mind, UNC won last years game in Chapel...
Via Fox Sports South
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Jones: ACC hoops capsules - Dec. 2, 2011

Saturday, Dec. 3 North Carolina (6-1) at Kentucky (6-0) When: Noon Where: Lexington, KY, Rupp Arena (23,500) Fast break: This might be a matchup of the top two teams in the nation. Certainly they are the most talented. UK starts three freshmen, so maybe this is the best time of year for the more experienced Tar Heels to get them. But keep in mind, UNC won last years game in Chapel...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

ACC Preview: UNC and UK battle on Saturday

Saturday, Dec. 3North Carolina (6-1) at Kentucky (6-0)When: Noon Where: Lexington, KY, Rupp Arena (23,500) Fast break: This might be a matchup of the top two teams in the nation. Certainly they are the most talented. UK starts three freshmen, so maybe this is the best time of year for the more experienced Tar Heels to get them. But keep in mind, UNC won last years game in Chapel...
Via Fox Sports South
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

ACC-Big 10 Challege preview

ACCBig Ten Challenge, Tuesday, Nov. 28 Michigan (5-1) at Virginia (5-1)When: 7 p.m. Where: Charlottesville, VA, John Pail Jones Arena (16,500) Fast break: This might be the most interesting game aside from the ones involving UNC and Duke because both clubs expect to play in the NCAA Tournament, they have some depth, and they play unique styles on both ends of the floor. Michigans...
Via Fox Sports South
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

ACC Basketball Capsules- Nov. 25, 2011

Friday, Nov. 25Virginia Tech (3-1) vs. Oklahoma State (3-1) When: 2:30 p.m. Where: NYC, Madison Square Garden (18,200) Fast break: The consolation game of the preseason NIT, the Hokies and Cowboys are a fairly even matchup. Both teams are athletic and defend in the half court really well. The Pokes lost to Stanford by 15 in the semifinals while Tech lost to Syracuse by 11. Forecast...
Via Fox Sports South
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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