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The conference headlines:
Sizing up the wide-open ACC
:"Even with North Carolina’s surprising loss to Maryland on Saturday, UNC and Duke still are universally considered the top two teams in the ACC, with their order to be determined at least initially by their first meeting of the season on Feb. 6."
Men's basketball postgame
:"KEY MOMENT: Up 76-73 in overtime, reserve forward Sam Perry, a 63 percent free-throw shooter, hits two foul shots with 15.8 seconds remaining — thanks in part to a lane violation — to make it a two-possession game."
Davis is at peace with his decision
: "Downtime gives Clemson’s halfback some perspective on his NFL decision. As 7 o’clock comes and goes each morning, Clemson tailback James Davis is glad he decided to return to college."
:"Wake Forest isOn his first opportunity to beat an ACC opponent on the road, freshman James Johnson of Wake Forest passed. The result was a botched three-on-one fast break at the end of regulation that allowed Clemson to extend the game into overtime, where the Tigers pulled out a wild 80-75 victory over the frustrated Deacons."
Georgia Tech at N.C. State
: "NCSU coach Sidney Lowe was watching on TV last week when North Carolina edged Georgia Tech in Atlanta and heard UNC's Tyler Hansbrough call the Yellow Jackets "very physical.""
Ellington's family heads south with son
: "Wayne Ellington will move away one day, probably to make a living in the NBA. His home will be the crowded arenas, practice gyms and posh hotels professional teams inhabit."
King toughs it out
: "Miami senior Anthony King is back for a fifth year and is eager to make the most of his final college season. He gets shot at North Carolina tonight."
UM catches UNC team on rebound
: "On Saturday, there were no signs of fiery emotion that earned North Carolina center Tyler Hansbrough that nickname. As he sat in the players' lounge at the Dean Smith Center after the Tar Heels were upset at home by Maryland, intensity was replaced with disbelief."
UM braces for UNC, tries to forget tough loss
: "Most coaches who are about to take on North Carolina would prefer to spend every second of game preparation trying to figure out ways to beat Tyler Hansbrough, Wayne Ellington, Ty Lawson and the rest of Roy Williams' talented bunch."
: "So linebacker Ramon Buchanan becomes the latest to jump ship. He becomes the..."
Tech gives Greenberg contract extension
: "Virginia Tech announced a new six-season contract for men's basketball coach Seth Greenberg, which could keep him at Tech through the 2012-13 season." Well deserved....
Taking on new roles
: "Paul Hewitt's been shaking up the lineup, and the Yellow Jackets have been responding."