The Daily Roundup: Tuesday
PHOTO: ACC - All Academic Football Team was announced yesterday. The leading school may surprise you....
Getting your mind right:
Top 4 stay atop AP poll
2008 ACC Academic Football Team Announced: "The Defensive Player of the Year in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the league's all-purpose yardage leader and eight players who earned first or second-team, All-Conference honors this past season secured spots on the 40-member 2008 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Football Team, as announced Monday by Commissioner John Swofford."
The conference headlines:
ACC tickets for sale: "Fans may get a rare chance to buy ACC Tournament ticket books as officials are considering holding the first public sale since 1966, ACC associate commissioner Karl Hicks confirmed Monday."
It's not too early to pick top football games of '09: "DeCock:Basketball season isn't even over yet, and spring practice is still a month away, but the ACC schedule came out last week, which means it isn't too early to start talking about football."
Caulton Tudor of the News and Observer: In ACC, it's think 'fast' or fall back - "Recruit quickness, as quickly as possible. In a sentence, that's the lesson ACC coaches should be learning from this basketball season."
Dan Wiederer of the FayObserver: Duke fights another swoon
Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston GLobe: Key victory for BC was complete package
Heels cruising through conference : "Was it really only a month ago that North Carolina was wondering how to dig its way out of an 0-2 ACC hole? After a 69-65 victory at Miami on Sunday night, the third-ranked Tar Heels now are shoveling dirt over the rest of the league."
Zeller may be back vs. Wolfpack:"It looks like Tyler Zeller will play again this season. In fact, UNC coach Roy Williams said there's a chance the freshman forward will play Wednesday against N.C. State."
Hansbrough suffered concussion Sunday : "North Carolina forward Tyler Hansbrough suffered a slight concussion early in the second half of Sunday's win at Miami, coach Roy Williams said Monday night during his radio show."
UNC football takes a hit: "Earlier this month, North Carolina football coach Butch Davis credited the "continuity of the coaching staff" as part of the reason for signing a top-five recruiting class." Yep...there seems to be an issue brewing....
Clemson's fate lies in hands of a tap-in : "If Trevor Booker doesn’t collide with K.C. Rivers to disrupt a point-blank tap-in just before regulation expired Sunday at Virginia, Clemson isn’t having this conversation."
Blue Devils suddenly seem stumped : "In a somber Duke locker room Sunday night, forward Gerald Henderson bemoaned the state of the Blue Devils' once-stout defense."
So how long will Devils be 'knocked back'? : "When Duke struggles for a stretch against a tough opponent or in a particularly daunting venue, Coach Mike Krzyzewski often talks about his Blue Devils getting "knocked back.""
Reynolds still has its history: "Once upon a time, Reynolds Coliseum rocked with capacity crowds listed at 12,400."
Maryland Men: Bidding for a Berth
Vasquez, Terps Shooting for a Few Surprises
Men's basketball: Despite chaos, Terps staying focused
Gesture at UM fans costs Virginia Tech's Allen a game
Recruiting Report: Weekly UM recruiting roundup
30-point Triumvirates: "Across the country, there are only two men's basketball teams that can boast three different players ringing up a 30-point games against Division I competition this season. And they're both in our area."
Hokies suspend Allen
Intensity improves, not play
Former Virginia Tech basketball player Allen Calloway succumbs
UVa aide Pruett retires because of family reasons
Virginia adds Indiana to 2009 football schedule
Looking to replace Rebels: "Jackets looking for a BCS team to replace Ole Miss on the 2010, 2011 schedules
Attendance drops in '08:"Jackets drew an average 3,000 fewer fans last fall -- but schedule may be more to blame than economy."
Bios on Tech's football signees
Ex-Tech QB Threet leaving Michigan
Tech attendance drops in 2008
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