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The State of the ACC Bubble

The Atlantic Coast Conference is in the midst of its worst year in recent memory. As of now, what used to be college basketball’s premier only has three teams in the top 25, which happen to be the only locks for the tournament as of now. However, the conference can squeeze some more teams into the field. Duke, Florida State,

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B1G/ACC Challenge Preview

The Big Ten faces off with the ACC in the 20th year of the challenge. The ACC currently leads the challenge in yearly wins, holding 12 compared to the Big Ten’s five, which is accompanied by three ties, one of which came last year. The event started with two games yesterday, with each of the two premier conferences winning one.

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ACC 2019-20 Season Preview

The ACC continued to be college basketball’s premier conference last season. The conference dominated the rest of division 1, finishing the regular season with five teams in the top 25. One of the ACC’s biggest selling points last season was the freshman talent. Duke brought in the best freshman class in college basketball history, with three of their five starters

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Who Will Win the ACC?

College basketballs premier conference begins league play on New Year’s Day, when Virginia Tech hosts Notre Dame to begin the ACC season. Overall, the conference had an impressive non conference resume, with an overall record of 142-40, which is a .730 win percentage. The ACC tied the B1G in its annual challenge, won tournaments such as the Battle 4 Atlantis

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The ACC Set to Have Historic Season

Over the past few years, America’s premier college hoops conference has undoubtedly been the ACC. Since the conference expanded in 2014, the conference has sent no less than 6 teams to the big dance and has had only one year where it is not represented in the elite eight. In addition, 2 of the last 6 champions have come from

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ACC 2018-19 Season Preview

Last season was an exciting one for America’s premiere conference. Virginia went from the projected sixth place finish to winning both the ACC regular season and tournament, just to be knocked out by UMBC in the first round, the first 16-1 upset in NCAA history. Duke showcased their elite freshman class, and Marvin Bagley III and co. brought the Blue

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What to Expect from the ACC

If there’s anything that we’ve noticed from College Basketball this year, it’s that everything is wide open.  Although we haven’t had a clear-cut dominant program since the UCLA days, it is clear that this year is special.  From Villanova to Arizona, there are a solid 17 teams who could realistically make a Final Four run, with countless others who can

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ACC Preseason Predictions

Duke Notre Dame UNC Louisville Miami Virginia Syracuse Boston College Virginia Tech Florida State Georgia Tech Clemson North Carolina State Wake Forest Pittsburgh Preseason Player of the Year: Bonzie Colson (ND) Preseason Freshman of the Year: Marvin Bagley (Duke) Preseason Defensive Player of the Year: Theo Pinson (UNC) Preseason 1st Team: Joel Berry (UNC), Ky Bowman (BC), Bonzie Colson (ND),

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