Category: ACC

Jim Larranaga On No. 3 Miami Hurricanes: “They are Very, Very Hungry to Get to the Big Dance.”

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Let's be honest here: No one had the University of Miami as a ranked team this season. Well now the Hurricanes are flawless in the ACC with a record of 10-0 and Miami stands at No. 3 in the AP Top 25 poll with an overall record of 19-3. The ...

Jimbo Fisher On the Realignment Carousel: “It is Getting Kind of Crazy”

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Jimbo Fisher and the Florida State Seminoles are focused solely on Georgia Tech right now, but even Fisher has indicated that he's a little stressed about the uncertainty regarding his program's future. Nobody knows what conference this program will reside in beyond this year, but they might very well leave ...

Bobby Bowden: Florida State is On Track to Return to Days of Old, Should Stay in ACC to Do It

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Bobby Bowden won two national championships and 12 ACC championships when he was the coach at Florida State. The Hall of Famer was essentially forced into retirement following the 2009 season, handing the reins over to Jimbo Fisher as the Seminoles looked to the future. As the opening weekend of college ...

Jamie Dixon: “Hopefully we can swing the balance of power over to the ACC once we get there.”

Friday, October 21st, 2011

When college basketball season rolls around and media days get underway usually the talk surrounds conference players of the year, what team is voted as the preseason favorite, and coaches are left to ask questions about the kind of team they are expected to have for the upcoming year. When ...

Longtime Basketball Coach Tom Penders Sounds Off on Conference Realignment

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

I'm still trying to digest what former college basketball coach Tom Penders throws out in the following interview. On the one hand, he's got some pretty funny and witty one-liners that come across as making some sense. On the other hand, some of the ideas he throws around sound flat-out ...

Realignment Dominoes Fall as Syracuse Moves From Big East to ACC

Monday, September 19th, 2011

While everyone around the country was talking about Texas A&M's potential move to the SEC and what that meant for other teams in Texas and in the Big 12, there was some quieter shifting going on elsewhere. It didn't remain quiet through the weekend, however. While much of the attention was ...

Coach K Talks About ‘Fab Five’, Final Four, and Kyrie Irving

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Coach K recently finished his 31st season at Duke and surpassed Bobby Knight as the winningest coach in Division I men’s college basketball history.  Winning seasons, superb graduation rates, and a close-knit basketball team are all attributes that reflect on the man that seems to have been in Durham since ...

Bobby Bowden Doesn’t Think This is His Final Home Game at Florida State

Friday, November 20th, 2009

What hasn’t Bobby Bowden done in College Football?  You name it and he’s accomplished it.  He has a ton of wins, he’s won a bunch of Conference Titles, he has won a couple of National Championships and the NFL for a period of time was loaded with former Seminoles.  When ...

Tyler Hansbrough Is Adjusting to Life in the NBA

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Tyler Hansbrough had a brilliant college basketball career.  He is the ACC’s all-time leading scorer, he was named to the All Conference team four years in a row, he was Player of the Year in the ACC in 2008 and he has already had his jersey retired.  Psycho T will ...

Roy Williams: Are the expectations too high for UNC this season?

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Roy Williams is coming off a national championship and his second in five years at his alma mater North Carolina.  After winning their second national title the Tar Heels find themselves in a similar situation to the year after their last title defense. Carolina has lost their top four players. After ...