TAG: ACC

NBA / Sep 20, 2011 / 3:30 pm

Conference Realignments, Sucker Punches & Salary Caps

Syracuse

One of the biggest sports weekends of the year may have left us with more questions than it answered. On the college football gridiron, the weekend really kicked off on Thursday night, as LSU showed the nation why they may have the best defense in the league and made Mississippi State look like a junior varsity team. On Saturday night, a relevant Florida State team played its version of the national championship game, as Oklahoma came into Doak Campbell Stadium and handed them a nail-biting loss. And of course the other major story in college sports this weekend was the departure of Pitt and Syracuse from Big East. Read More »

Video, We Reminisce / Dec 20, 2009 / 8:00 pm

We Reminisce: Randolph Childress Breaks Jeff McInnis’ Ankles

With Wake Forest on TV right, I don’t know why, but it got me thinking of how good Randolph Childress was for the Demon Deacons – especially during the 1995 ACC Tournament. Named tournament MVP, Childress carried Wake to the title averaging a ridiculous 35.7 points and 7 assists per game. In the championship game against a UNC team featuring Jerry Stackhouse and Rasheed Wallace, Childress dropped 37 and 7 in addition to the game-winning jumper with 4 seconds left in overtime, but it was this crossover on Jeff McInnis that will go down as one of the all-time greats.