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Maryland is slowly developing their chemistry despite loss to North Carolina

by Drew Sorrells

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Much has changed since the last meeting between Maryland and North Carolina. No longer squaring-up as ACC foes, they renewed an old rivalry in this early season top-ten matchup.

The primetime game of this year’s Big Ten-ACC challenge turned into an offensive showcase that ended with UNC toppling Maryland 89-81. Both teams move to 6-1 on the season.

To put it frankly, it was a hell of a game. Continue reading Maryland is slowly developing their chemistry despite loss to North Carolina

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Dancing with the Conferences: ACC Edition

by: DANTE EVANS

The Atlantic Coast Conference is back as one of college basketball’s premier conferences. There have been at least four ACC teams ranked in the top 25 every week this season. With the addition of Louisville and Notre Dame, the ACC now has constant competition for cornerstone programs like Duke and UNC. Virginia and Notre Dame are the solid front-runners of the conference, while Duke and UNC stayed in the mix with each scoring significant wins and slight setbacks. Louisville, once the most feared team behind Virginia, was exposed and teams took advantage of the lack of offensive efficiency and made Louisville one of the other guys.

There are no easy road games in the ACC, with many games being close no matter the record of the teams involved. The ACC is announcing to the college world that it is back to its familiar ways of dominance. These six teams look to bolster that claim come Selection Sunday. Continue reading Dancing with the Conferences: ACC Edition