The Daily Roundup: Thursday
Getting your mind right:
Hudson left N.C. for 'Big Time' : "Lou Hudson was no different than many youngsters growing up in North Carolina: He loved ACC basketball."
The conference headlines:
Dan Wiederer of the FayObserver: ACC power rankings
Rick Maese of the Baltimore Sun: Minus Vasquez, it doesn't add up
Terps keep it closer than at Cameron, but Duke pulls away for road victory: "Maryland fans are out for blood when Duke comes to town, and Wednesday night at the Comcast Center, they effectively got it."
Duke's Henderson a force
'Tougher' Hokies dump Tigers: "Virginia Tech reverses its fortunes down the stretch in an upset of Clemson. Virginia Tech 80 No. 12 Clemson 77.
BC beats another top ranked ACC team
D.C. Sports Bog: Operation Scheyerface
Terps Insider: Three Up, Three Down
Heyward-Bey up to speed
Tigers slip up, slide down standings : "Clemson’s game against Virginia Tech had to come down to the final minute. After all, each of their past seven ACC meetings had been decided by five points or fewer. This one provided the suspense but chose a different outcome."
Postgame: Early energy fades for Clemson : "Adding 10 minutes to pregame warm-ups generated the rapid start Clemson coach Oliver Purnell had desired. Sustaining the momentum was a different story."
Tigers newcomer not a typical freshman : "Suggesting that Clemson freshman Chris Dwyer pitched beyond his years in his debut Saturday requires clarification."
Tigers' bats wake up late to whip Terriers : "John Nester and Matt Sanders hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning to blow the game open as No. 19 Clemson beat Wofford 8-2 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday."
'Noles left with sour taste after loss
Closing suits FSU's Marshall »
FSU swimming breaks two school records »
FSU women can't get past Virginia »
Florida State's Busch enjoying relief work »
Turnovers, misses haunt FSU at BC »
Michigan gets by FSU softball in 11 innings »
Lowe's tinkering pays off for Pack : "In year three of Sidney Lowe's tenure at N.C. State, his coaching philosophy is just starting to emerge. Lowe's style now features elements from both UNC and Duke."
President's athletic impact: "Ken Sugiura wonders what a new school president will mean for the athletic program at Tech."
Q&A with Jackets safety Morgan Burnett
Tickets made available for ACC tournament at Dome
WBC forces Braves to cut Georgia, Tech from spring schedule
Q&A with Jackets LB Kyle Jackson
Jackets welcome time off before UNC game
DE Johnson takes criticism in stride
Jackets tie mark for ACC losses in season
Jacory Harris: 'New playbook like a dictionary' : "Hurricanes football is back in session. Day 1 of spring practice is in the books. What happened? What was said? What did we learn about Randy Shannon's football team ..."
Miami Hurricanes take the field with Jacory Harris as unquestioned leader: "Buoyed by new starting quarterback Jacory Harris, the Canes returned to the football field for the start of spring practice. -"
Spring football underway :"The 2009 season officially got underway moments ago with the start of 15 spring practices at Greentree Field. The media is getting a rare opportunity to..."
Harris, Canes eagerly embrace Whipple's expansive playbook: "Buzz off the opening of UM spring practice: Jacory Harris said new coordinator Mark Whipple -- with his ''humongous'' playbook -- has given an NFL feel and approach to UM's offense, and fans will see big changes."
Haith lands commitments for 2011, 2012 :"The Miami Hurricanes might not be done with their 2009 singing class yet, but that doesn't mean they're waiting to get started on 2010, 2011 or even 2012. Monday ..."
UVa staff familiar with UM's McClinton