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College Hoops Thursday: Your Commentary

January 27th, 2010
Wake Forest point guard Ishmael Smith

Two big games in the ACC and another in the Big Ten highlight Thursday's schedule. Wake Forest visits Atlanta in a homecoming game for Al-Farouq Aminu, but he and the rest of the Demon Deacon frontcourt will have their hands full. Derrick Favors, Gani Lawal and Zachary Peacock make up one of the more talented frontcourt trios in the nation and lead a Yellow Jacket squad that can expect multiple NBA scouts every night. But that has little bearing on whether or not Paul Hewitt's team wins games, with the backcourt being the key.

College Hoops Sunday: Your Commentary

December 20th, 2009
Solomon Alabi

Sunday will likely be anti-climactic when compared to an eventful Saturday but there are some important games on the schedule. Two ACC games are on the docket with Florida State's trip to Atlanta likely having more national appeal. Two of the better big men in the ACC will be on display in Florida State's Solomon Alabi and Georgia Tech's Gani Lawal. The Yellow Jackets also have one of the nation's best freshmen in Derrick Favors and the other Seminole big men will have a battle on their hands with he and Zachary Peacock.

Poll: Who is the Best Player in the ACC?

November 22nd, 2009
Clemson

ACC Basketball Preview: 2009-10

November 17th, 2009
ACC BasketballWith UNC rebuilding and Duke lacking depth, the ACC is more wide-open then its been in quite some time. Adding to the intrigue are top-notch prospects like Derrick Favors, Michael Snaer, and John Henson.

 

Wake Forest Signs Deep Top 10 Class

November 13th, 2009

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.

ACC Basketball: Top 25 Players

November 9th, 2009
Kyle Singler - Duke
Ranking players is more art then science. How do you compare the potential of freshmen with seniors who have already peaked? How much does physical talent come into play versus intangibles and experience? How big a role do numbers play?

 

ACC Basketball: 5-Year Ranking

November 5th, 2009
ACC Basketball

ACC 5-YEAR STANDINGS

 

CHN's annual 5-year ranking answers a simple question is in a simple manner: How do ACC teams stack up over the last five years?

 

Poll: Who Will Win the ACC?

October 28th, 2009
ACC

ACC Preseason Basketball Poll

October 26th, 2009
ACCGREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Everybody knows that coaches and fans can’t agree on anything. When it comes to predicting the order of finish in ACC men’s basketball, the media can’t seem to get on the same page, either.

For the first time in the 41-year history of preseason voting, there is a tie for No. 1. Duke, chosen first on 25 of 48 ballots cast, and North Carolina, recipient of 20 picks for the top spot, each finished with 545 points. Media members attending the ACC’s Operation Basketball on Sunday event cast the ballots.