The Daily Roundup: Thursday
PHOTO: Not the best.......yet. Heel step up against OSU. Will they see each other again in Atlanta?
Getting your mind right:
NCSU Coaching Search - Cowher won't go to Pack :"Bill Cowher, a former Wolfpack linebacker who coached the Pittsburgh Steelers to a Super Bowl title last season, put an end Wednesday to speculation he might be tempted to leave the NFL and succeed Chuck Amato as the Pack's coach."
Miami Coaching Search - Dee expects new coach in `week or two' :"A short list of prospective head coaches for the Hurricanes' coaching vacancy has been compiled, and Miami Athletic Director Paul Dee said he expects to have a decision in the next "week or two." "
UM takes closer look at Shannon :"Hurricanes defensive coordinator Randy Shannon will receive serious consideration for the vacant head coaching position, according to UM sources."
From the Great Omar Kelley Hurricanes Blog - Steering the CEO Search: "I want my life to be defined by the fact that I never felt comfortable following..." Get over there!
LENOX RAWLINGS on the Winston Salem Journal: How-To: Pack should learn from Deacs' Wellman. Pack fans aren't going to like that....
Frank Dascenzo of the Durham Herald Sun - UNC looks tough in latest challenge:"The script goes a little — no, make it a lot — like this: North Carolina is trailing, in this case The Ohio State University, which by the way, can play not just football but pretty darn good basketball, too. Before you could say something like, “It’d be about time to get the ball to Tyler Hansbrough for one of his raging bull moves into the paint” ... well, you know the rest. "
Caulton Tudor of the Raleigh News and Observer - Terps, Pack are surprises: "While it's too early for anyone to go bananas, N.C. State and Maryland basketball fans have to be excited by what they've seen so far."
Andrew Jones of the Wilmington Star - Wolfpack, Lowe have surprising good start:"N.C. State's basketball team won't challenge for the ACC title, but it might not settle in the league's gutter, either."
Observations from the UNC victory over Ohio State Ken Tysiac
Scott Fowler of the Charlotte Observer Early view of Tar Heels, Duke
The Real Boss: Grobe says his wife, Holly, is in charge and he's an assistant:" The secret is out about the Grobe family. The most competitive person in the family isn't Jim Grobe, the football coach at Wake Forest, and it's not either of his two sons. No, the most competitive is Grobe's wife, Holly. "
With ACC title on line, Deacons ask for Moore
Ed Hardin of the Greensboro News & Record: Wake QB faces big test
Does 'Hoosiers' Make Today's Players' Highlight Reel?
The conference headlines:
From our friends at StateFansNation:
Cowher(out) Johnson? Fisher? Other?
TSN: Grant Needs to Take The Point
Logan Outlines Recruiting Risk of Johnson Hire
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Hansbrough powers Heels' run to victory :"Led by sophomore forward Tyler Hansbrough's 21 points and 14 rebounds, including seven points in a key spurt, No. 7 UNC rallies to beat No. 3 Ohio State, 98-89. UNC's freshmen also did not disappoint in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge game. "
Defense saved the Devils from offensive struggles :"Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski wasn't going to take it sitting down. Early in the second half of Tuesday night's ACC-Big Ten Challenge battle with Indiana, Krzyzewski watched his Blue Devils miss the mark on several shots and look bad doing it. "
It's best we realize what he is: "Did both the Conte Forum crowd of 8,606 and the national television audience fully realize they were watching the best pure forward in the country play last evening?" Dudley is a beast, no doubt.
Hokies stop Iowa:"The Hawkeyes make up most of a 16-point deficit but Virginia Tech hangs on to get its fourth win."
Collins Snaps Out Of Funk For Hokies
MORE HONORS FOR CALVIN : "Calvin Johnson was a runaway winner for ACC Player of the Year, receiving 66 of 80 media votes. "
Nix interested in Tulane job:"Tech's offensive coordinator say he hasn't talked to anyone about head coaching position."
Report: Gator will take Tech as runner-up
Tigers’ bench fuels romp:"Clemson improves to 8-0 for third time in past five seasons. Clemson dominated the offensive boards, used an effective full-court press and received better reserve play Wednesday to beat Minnesota 90-68." If they can keep Mays this year, the Tigers will be a tough out.
High honor for Adams:" Less than a year ago, he faced a big decision, but once Gaines Adams decided to return to Clemson University for his final season of eligibility, he never looked back."
Cavaliers continue struggles, fall to Purdue on road
Mental errors hound 'Noles: "Jason Rich failed to convert in transition and skidded a bounce pass out of bounds. Toney Douglas had a pair of turnovers and lofted up an air ball on a leaner in the paint. Al Thornton had two turnovers of his own."
Miami to face Nevada in MPC Bowl :"Larry Coker's difficult and final year at Miami will end on the blue turf of Boise. "
BERARDINO: Bowl trip to Boise more like a punishment
WFU loses by 36 points :" Air Force uses 20-2 run in opening half to roll to 94-58 win." That's no good.
Never nominated, Skinner will serve as All-ACC
Deacons rely on efficiency:"Wake Forest's football team commits penalties as often as Florida retirees receive reckless-driving citations. "
Block launched Wake:"Duke win started Deacs' journey to Atlantic Division title. "
Wake's season awakens passion
All in Fun: WFU players stay loose by looking for look-alikes
Wake finds gems in football that others miss
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