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One week has completely changed the outlook for North Carolina, but there is still a lot of time left in the 2015-16 season. The Tar Heels won 12 games in a row to move to 19-2 on the season and firmly in first place in the ACC. They once again seemed like the national title contenders they were at…
8 February 2016
North Carolina came in as a heavy favorite in South Bend, but the Notre Dame Fighting Irish turned in a strong second-half performance to stun the Tar Heels. While one regular season game won’t define the season, both teams showed some of their true colors as the game progressed. Saturday&rsqu…
7 February 2016
One day after Louisville president James Ramsey announced a self-imposed ban from the NCAA tournament for the men's basketball team, head coach Rick Pitino spoke out against the entire system.  Following Louisville's 79-47 victory over Boston College on Saturday, Pitino offered an alternative s…
6 February 2016
No. 2 North Carolina travels to South Bend to take on Notre Dame in ACC action on Saturday. The 19-3 Tar Heels are coming off their first loss in nearly two months after falling 71-65 to Louisville last Monday. The host Fighting Irish are 15-7 and have lost two of their last three games, most recent…
6 February 2016
Mike and Justin discuss the self-imposed ban at Louisville and what it means for the program moving forward.
6 February 2016
Mike and Justin discuss the self-imposed ban at Louisville and what it means for the program.
6 February 2016
TV Schedule: Saturday, Feb. 6, 7:00 p.m. ET, ESPN Stadium: Purcell Pavilion With a victory on Saturday, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish can do one important thing: Keep pace in the ACC title race. The only problem is the simple fact that they will be going up against the North Carolina Tar Heels, a te…
6 February 2016
Our coverage of the Louisville Basketball Recruiting Scandal begins on InsideTheACC, as Mike joined ESPN Blacksburg to discuss the latest developments in the story.
6 February 2016
TV Schedule: Saturday, Feb. 6, 12:00 p.m. ET, ESPN3 Stadium: Petersen Events Center The Virginia Cavaliers and Pittsburgh Panthers are both very much alive in the ACC race, and the two will take the court against one another next. That said, both squads have three losses in conference play, and the…
6 February 2016
Florida State Seminoles 5-star recruit Jonathan Isaac may not play for Florida State after all. Isaac, the top-ranked prospect in Florida, according to 247Sports' composite rankings, told Sports Illustrated's Pete Thamel that he will explore the possibility of forgoing playing with the Seminoles to…
6 February 2016
The decision by Louisville to self-impose a postseason ban for its basketball program this season seemed harsh. Don't be fooled. It was entirely self-serving. This decision announced at a Friday press conference was made with an eye toward the future by the men in charge, who were admitting that som…
5 February 2016
The Louisville Cardinals shocked the college basketball world Friday by announcing a self-imposed ban that will keep them out of the 2016 NCAA tournament. Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports first reported the news and added more context: The announcement of self-imposed sanctions came with little warning or…
5 February 2016
The North Carolina Tar Heels have had an excellent season to this point, but we were once again reminded nothing comes easy in college basketball. The Tar Heels saw their 12-game winning streak come to an end Monday night with a 71-65 loss at the hands of the Louisville Cardinals. While they still r…
3 February 2016
The No. 2 North Carolina Tar Heels (19-2, 8-0 ACC) face their first ranked foe in ACC play on Monday at 7 p.m. ET as they travel to the KFC Yum! Center to play the No. 19 Louisville Cardinals (17-4, 6-2). North Carolina comes into the contest with three road wins in conference action. The combined w…
1 February 2016
TV Schedule: Monday, Feb. 1, 7:00 p.m. ET, ESPN Stadium: KFC Yum! Center Here’s yet another great ACC matchup. In this week’s ACC festivities, we have the North Carolina Tar Heels taking on the Louisville Cardinals. Not only are both squads, of course, powerhouses, but both are also batt…
1 February 2016
The Syracuse Orange haven't participated in the ACC Tournament since 2013-14, and to celebrate their return, the conference went and moved its yearly basketball championship North-ward . For those that forgot, the ACC does occasionally leave its typical Greensboro home and utilize other sites to sta…
1 February 2016
There's lots of talented players in the ACC who started their careers elsewhere.
1 February 2016
The Virginia Cavaliers and Louisville Cardinals will meet up for a top 25 clash. The winner will get a big ole boost in the resume department, and will also stay alive in the ACC title race. Before the party gets underway, check out these five bold predictions. And remember, these predictions are bo…
30 January 2016
TV Schedule: Saturday, Jan. 30, 1:00 p.m. ET, CBS Stadium: KFC Yum! Center Thanks to the ACC being loaded with powerhouses, we get to see matchups as great as this one — well, at least on paper — all of the time. In this weekend’s ACC festivities, the Virginia Cavaliers will take o…
30 January 2016
Mike joined ESPN Blacksburg's Paul VanWagoner on Wednesday to discuss football recruiting and some basketball news and notes from around the conference.
30 January 2016
TV Schedule: Saturday, Jan. 30, 12:00 p.m. ET, ESPN3 Arena: Donald L. Tucker Center, Tallahassee, Fla. In arguably the most underrated matchup of the day, the 13-7 (6-2 ACC) Clemson Tigers go on the road to face off with the 13-7 (3-5 ACC) Florida State Seminoles on Saturday afternoon. Both of these…
29 January 2016
The first month of conference play seems to have flown by with a number of surprises, both good and bad. UVa's comeback from down nine with a minute and half to play captures both the good and bad depending on which fan base you talk to.
29 January 2016
GREENSBORO, N.C. Fourteen former standout players and a three-time Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year headline this year's class of ACC Basketball Legends presented by New York Life. The Legends will be recognized during the 2016 New York Life ACC Tournament, which will be held March 8-12 a…
28 January 2016
Well I trust that all our readers in the mid-Atlantic region have stocked up on their essential provisions for the blizzard of 2016. For the first time in the nearly 30 years that I've lived in VA, my company closed all operations the day before the first flake even hit the pavement.
22 January 2016
After trailing 37-34 at halftime, sophomore Mikayla Venson scored nine of her 23 points in the third quarter, including hitting a three-pointer with 3:26 remaining in the period, to put Virginia back in front. The Cavaliers outscored the Yellow Jackets 24-14 in the final 10 minutes to secure the roa…
18 January 2016
Clemson is firing on all cylinders early in conference play. This and more in our ACC Basketball Weekly Update.
16 January 2016
I started to say, "at least the Seahawks won"a but it would be more accurate to say that the Vikings lost. Luckily, there's already a recap of the Wake Forest game up so I feel no need to pour salt into any open wounds.
11 January 2016
The NC State Wolfpack is 10-5 on the season, and it has won three of its past five games. Traveling to face Wake Forest will prove tough.
10 January 2016
Mike sat down with Paul Van Wagoner on "The Drive" on ESPN Blacksburg on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the start of conference play in ACC Hoops.
8 January 2016
It's that magical time of the year when ACC basketball has returned to our lives, and all seems right in the world again. -The Women's Basketball team finished out their non-conference slate 10-4, with back to back wins over Coppin State and Richmond in the Cavalier Classic Tournament.
4 January 2016
Welcome to 2016 and one of my favorite days of the yeara college football on the tube all day long and my first college basketball post of the year. Along with ringing in the New Year, Jan 1 nominally marks the transition from the out-of-conference schedule to the conference portion of the regular s…
1 January 2016
North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams made another climb on the all-time Division I coaching charts last week, but it will take time before he passes another coach. Williams is 11th on the Division I victory list with 760, breaking a tie with Western Kentucky's Ed Diddle.
27 December 2015