The BEST ACC Basketball Coverage!!!
Getting your mind right:
Neal carried Smith on to Globetrotters
: "Former All-American with Golden Bulls grew worldly from local roots. Ask Curly Neal how many basketball games he played for the Harlem Globetrotters and he'll tell you it was more than 6,000."
Foolishness reigned at Fontana
: "This just in: The Jeepers Creepers Where'd You Get Those Weepers 500 finally ended 15 minutes ago at the Cali racing emporium known as Brian's Folly - Carl Edwards nosing out Jimmie Johnson by four umbrellas and a squeegie."
The conference headlines:
UM gets taste of the big leagues
: 'Anthony Nalepa had just struck out Cameron Maybin to end the fifth inning, but he didn't get the full bolt of juice that comes with fanning a big-leaguer until after he left the mound." That's pretty cool...
Caulton Tudor of the Charlotte Observer - The point is, Lowe needs good guards
: "Sidney Lowe, in just his second season, is in the midst of a pickle that is being compounded by unusually optimistic preseason expectations."
Dascenzo of the Durham Herald Sun: Take time to appreciate Hansbrough
: "Sometimes we forget to enjoy what we’re seeing. It happens to most of us, actually. It’s a bit like driving on a spring afternoon and forgetting to smell the flowers. Most of us are in a hurry, whether the chore is meeting a deadline, being responsible for whatever or proving that your real value is consistent production. "
Virginia TechTech gets stingy
: "The Hokies hold BC to the lowest point total they've allowed in the ACC."
BC falls to Va. Tech in men's basketball
: "Barely treading water with a .500 record, the Boston College men's basketball team is in a precarious situation with just three regular-season games remaining. Do the Eagles sink or swim? Do they stand and fight or take flight?"
North CarolinaStepheson's dad gets to see development of Tar Heels
: "If Alex Stepheson is playing, chances are that Art Stepheson is watching. “Whatever my son is doing, that’s what I watch,” Art said. “I watch all the college games. I record every game. I could watch each game about 10 times. My son will call and say, ‘Whatcha doing Dad?’ I’ll say, ‘I’m watching the game again.’ ‘You’re watching it again?’ ” "
Krzyzewski closing in on 800th victory
: "Duke can push Coach Mike Krzyzewski closer to his 800th career victory when it meets Georgia Tech at 9 p.m. today at Cameron Indoor Stadium.Duke's next victory will give Krzyzewski 799 wins in a 33-year career that includes five seasons at Army, his alma mater. He can become the sixth major-college coach to reach 800 career wins and only the second from an ACC program."
Tigers need wins to get to dance
: "Clemson hope beating Miami, Maryland will lock up their case for tournament berth. Clemson knew it left a mess when departing for vacation, but its fears about leaving the faucet on could be realized."
Hickson focuses on task at hand
: "N.C. State center J.J. Hickson said the question pops up every day, from fellow students, from Wolfpack fans, from someone. Is he leaving after his freshman season for the NBA?"
Brookes speaks at Black History Month congregation
: "People make history when they give their lives to God. But to become closer to God, one must first engage in a contact sport with Jesus, said Pensacola native, former FSU All-American and Tampa Bay Buccaneer linebacker Derrick Brooks."
Stories abound at first UM practice
: "University of Miami defensive tackle Marcus Forston's first college football practice was like an unexpected ice-cold bath of Gatorade: exhilarating, gratifying -- and shocking."
HE'S ONE FAST GUY(TON)
: "Former Tech linebacker Gary Guyton chugs to a 4.47 time at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. He was the fastest of all the linebackers showcasing their wares before pro team officials."