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How Can Bennett and Mack Catch the Greats in the ACC?

The ACC is built around it’s basketball, in part due to the success it’s teams have had in the past, led by hall of fame coaches. Current coaches Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams, and Jim Boeheim are all legendary coaches and at the top of the food chain regarding all college hoops coaches. Right behind them in the ACC is Virginia’s

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Top Five Assistants in College Basketball

Behind every successful college team is a well rounded coaching staff. The head coach receives most of the credit for the team’s success, however, he has assistants to help with in-game adjustments, strategy, and recruiting.   Many assistants go unnoticed until they step out from the shadow of the head coach and become a head coach for themselves. However, many

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Senior Spotlight: Virginia Basketball’s Mamadi Diakite and Braxton Key

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Mamadi Diakite entered Virginia’s basketball program in the 2014-15 season, taking a redshirt year and becoming a solid player in his four year career. After declaring for the draft in 2019, Diakite returned to school with the expectation as the go-to guy. Braxton Key transferred to Virginia after the 2018 season and was a key to Virginia’s championship run, especially

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Best college basketball programs since 2015-2016 A-Z

College basketball teams rise and fall year after year. Keeping a consistent program is a challenge and a struggle and breaking into the ranks of the elite can be even more difficult. Join in as we take a look at the best college basketball programs since the 2015-2016 season from A-Z. Determining what makes a great college basketball program can

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2017-18 UMBC Retrievers Men’s Basketball Team: Where are they now?

Before the 2017-18 NCAA Tournament, not many people had even known who the UMBC Retrievers were. On March 16th, 2018, UMBC did the impossible. The Retrievers took down the number one overall seed Virginia. Anybody who pays attention to college basketball and even some who don’t, knows about this game. It was the first time in college basketball history that

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Top five college basketball matchups we want in 2020-21

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Father coaching against son. Old rivalry renewed. Here are some of the best college basketball matchups that need to be scheduled as soon as possible in 2020-21. 5. Syracuse vs. UConn Embed from Getty Images For old times sakes, am I right? The former Big East arch rivals have faced each other 95 total times, with the Orange coming out

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CBB Review 2020-21 way too early college basketball rankings

After a wild 2019-20 season, with an even crazier ending, it’s time to look ahead at next season.  CBB Review gives their shot at a way too early college basketball top 25. Team, (Total Votes), (First Place Votes) Villanova (245) (7) Gonzaga (228) (3) Baylor (224) Virginia (204) Kansas (197) Duke (184) Michigan State (169) Kentucky (165) Iowa (163) Tennessee (149) Creighton

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ACC Awards and Tournament Predictions

A down year for what usually is college basketball’s most dominant conference has provided some interesting storylines thus far. Florida State has quietly crept into being a national powerhouse. UNC, despite having freshman sensation Cole Anthony, finished last in the ACC. And Georgia Tech finished fifth in the league, which is a surprise in its own. The regular season came

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