Stories tagged: ACC
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
John Blanchette: This season’s Gonzaga team deserves to take a bow, even if it fell short of Final Four encore
Having had so much success for so long, it gets increasingly difficult for each successive Gonzaga team to distinguish itself. Being part of a proud lineage is reward enough, certainly, …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
ACC throws another roadblock in Gonzaga’s NCAA Tournament path
The NCAA Tournament has been pretty special for Gonzaga, given that the Zags are the only program in the country to reach the last four Sweet 16s. The ACC hasn’t …
Mon., March 19, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
Gonzaga facing confident, battle-tested Florida State in Sweet 16
Florida State’s comeback Sunday shocked Xavier, but not the Seminoles. The ninth-seeded Seminoles (22-11) have been battle-tested, and even though many of those outcomes didn’t go their way – they’re …
Fri., March 9, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
ACC loves NYC: Expect tournament to be back in Brooklyn
The Atlantic Coast Conference is declaring its two-year Brooklyn experiment a success and expects to make New York city a regular destination for the league’s men’s basketball tournament. The ACC …
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Syracuse stuns second-ranked Clemson 27-24
As the celebration in the Syracuse locker room reverberated through the walls of the Carrier Dome, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney winced a little bit, dreams of a perfect season lost …
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016, 8:01 p.m.
ACC fines Florida State $20,000 after Fisher rips officials
The Atlantic Coast Conference has fined Florida State $20,000 after football coach Jimbo Fisher made remarks criticizing officials after Saturday night’s game against No. 3 Clemson.
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
No. 7 Louisville outlasts Duke in ACC play
Lamar Jackson provided a cushion with a 2-yard touchdown run with 1 minute, 32 seconds remaining and No. 7 Louisville held off Duke 24-14 on Friday night.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 10:05 p.m.
ACC follows NCAA’s lead, will relocate athletic championships from North Carolina
The Atlantic Coast Conference has followed the NCAA’s lead and is removing all its athletic championships from North Carolina over a state law limiting protections for LGBT people.
Mon., July 18, 2016, 6:40 p.m.
Digest: ACC, ESPN nearing new TV deal
Thu., March 10, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
Notre Dame’s experience overcomes Duke’s youth in ACC quarterfinals
All season, Mike Krzyzewski’s Duke has been playing youngsters, keeping its rotation tight and figuring out ways to score a lot – and, of course, win more often than not.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
BC looks to avoid winless ACC year in football, basketball
Boston College is on the verge of doing something no major school has done in 40 years – lose every single conference football and basketball game in a season.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 26, 2015, 6:53 p.m.
Defense shines as Cougars weather snow, Hurricanes for first bowl win since 2003
EL PASO, Texas – The interdependent relationship of offense and defense was abundantly evident in a snow-inundated border town near Texas’ western tip. With the exception of two drives to …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 9:59 p.m.
No. 1 Clemson beats North Carolina for ACC title, playoff spot
Heisman Trophy hopeful Deshaun Watson threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more as No. 1 Clemson stayed unbeaten – perhaps helped by a disputed call – by holding …
Sun., March 15, 2015
Irish take ACC
Jerian Grant scored 24 points and No. 11 Notre Dame took over with a 26-3 second-half run to rally past No. 19 North Carolina 90-82 on Saturday night in the …
Tue., July 22, 2014
Petrino’s controversial career comes full circle
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Bobby Petrino turned Louisville into a top-10 team nearly a decade ago. Now, more than two years after a scandal derailed his career, Petrino is back with …
Mon., March 3, 2014
Perfect run in ACC
Notre Dame’s first run through the Atlantic Coast Conference couldn’t have gone any better. The second-ranked Fighting Irish polished off a perfect debut season in ACC women’s basketball by beating …
Mon., Feb. 24, 2014
Maryland host to Syracuse
As a parting gift to Maryland, the Atlantic Coast Conference didn’t schedule the Terrapins to face North Carolina or Duke at home. So the first sellout of the season at …
Sat., Feb. 22, 2014
No. 1 Orange, No. 5 Blue Devils meet coming off losses
This was supposed to be the encore of college basketball’s game of the year, matching two top-five teams in No. 1 Syracuse and No. 5 Duke and the winningest men’s …
Fri., July 12, 2013
YES, ACC join forces
The YES Network, the New York Yankees’ cable channel, will televise up to 10 Atlantic Coast Conference football games and as many as 23 ACC men’s basketball games this season. …
Sat., March 16, 2013
Trouble on the bubble for Virginia
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Tony Bennett, the Virginia men’s basketball coach, said someone had mentioned to him that his was “the Don Equis” of this March – “the most interesting team …
Fri., Jan. 25, 2013
Storm warning in ACC
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – A burly man with a big grin hollered in support of the Miami Hurricanes, his voice standing out even amid the crowd’s clamor. “I heard somebody …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2012
Terps to Big Ten a big money grab
OK, let’s quickly run down the upside of the University of Maryland’s sudden move to the Big Ten: • Road trip to Columbus!
Sat., Sept. 29, 2012, 4:40 p.m.
North Carolina rolls past Idaho 66-0
Gio Bernard scored twice, Bryn Renner threw three touchdown passes and North Carolina set a school scoring record in a 66-0 win against Idaho on Saturday.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2012
Suspended Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended two games without pay by the NBA for throwing a ball at an official during a game Sunday. Stu Jackson, …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2011
Clemson routs Hokies for ACC title, Orange Bowl berth
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Tajh Boyd threw three touchdown passes and ran for another as No. 21 Clemson routed No. 5 Virginia Tech 38-10 Saturday night to win its first Atlantic …
Sun., Oct. 30, 2011
Georgia Tech hands Clemson first defeat, stings title chances
ATLANTA – The Clemson players straggled off the field, trying to avoid thousands of Georgia Tech students who hopped out of the stands to celebrate. The Tigers’ unbeaten season was …
Tue., Sept. 20, 2011
Texas, Oklahoma get approval from their regents to look for another conference
Texas and Oklahoma cleared the way Monday for their departure from the Big 12 Conference, with regents at both powerhouse schools giving their presidents the authority to find a new …