Friday, December 6 2013 3:51 PM EST2013-12-06 20:51:27 GMT
(RNN) - A relatively quiet few days ahead have a pair of scheduling anomalies: Two games in conference play. Normally reserved for after the New Year, fans get their first chance to see ACC teams go headMore >
Normally reserved for after the New Year, fans get their first chance to see ACC teams go head to head this week. More >
Thursday, December 5 2013 5:27 PM EST2013-12-05 22:27:52 GMT
(RNN) - No one tells you the "challenge" in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge is the cramping your remote hand gets from flipping through two sets of three simultaneous games in back-to-back nights. Now, we'reMore >
It's been an exciting, confusing couple of weeks in ACC basketball. Player Power Poll has got it covered with some simple truths to straighten things out.More >
J.P. Tokoto had 12 points and a career-high 10 rebounds to help North Carolina beat No. 1 Michigan State 79-65 Wednesday night, giving the Tar Heels another impressive victory in their inconsistent season.More >
North Carolina flashed its potential again, earning another impressive victory after a second shaky setback.More >
Jabari Parker totaled 15 points in the No. 10 Blue Devils' 79-69 win over the 22nd-ranked Michigan Wolverines on Tuesday. Quinn Cook led all Duke scorers with 24 points and nine assists in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge game.More >
Tuesday, December 3 2013 4:00 PM EST2013-12-03 21:00:46 GMT
(RNN) - Imitated but never duplicated, the Big Ten/ACC Challenge offers some of the best out-of-conference action college basketball has to offer every year. The 15th incarnation of the showcase is noMore >
The contests, held Tuesday and Wednesday, feature the top 12 from the ACC, based on last year's RPI, facing all of the Big Ten teams.More >
(RNN) – The Miami Hurricanes' Shane Larkin is a sports legacy. His father, Baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin, helped the Cincinnati Reds win the 1990 MLB World Series.
Now the son has an opportunity to place his own championship trophy beside his dad's on the mantle.
"Sugar Shane" - a nickname bestowed upon him by dad's teammate, Deion Sanders - led the 2012-2013 ‘Canes to the school's first ACC regular season and tournament championships.
With four seniors by his side in the starting lineup, the 5'11" sophomore emerged as a leader on the court for coach Jim Larranaga.
He finished the regular season averaging 14.6 points, 4.4 assists, 3.9 rebounds and two steals per game, and he earned a spot on the All-ACC first team. The point guard's skill set enables him to keep the rest of the team involved during a game then take over scoring when the situation calls for it.
He and backcourt partner Durand Scott form one of the best defensive duos in the tournament. Opponents will need to take extra care of the ball at all times to ensure Miami does not gain a quick advantage in scoring and momentum.
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