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Coverage of Atlantic Coast Conference basketball, football, baseball and Olympic sports plus interviews with media and sports figures.

Coverage of Atlantic Coast Conference basketball, football, baseball and Olympic sports plus interviews with media and sports figures.


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Coverage of Atlantic Coast Conference basketball, football, baseball and Olympic sports plus interviews with media and sports figures.








Sports News 7 – ACC Nation Podcast

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes In the latest episode of ACC Nation Podcast, Sports News 7, we touch on all of the ACC and NCAA championship dates and scenarios. Then we delve into why the word, befuddled, applies to ACC baseball. It's an upside down world this season as the northern conference teams dominate the latest rankings. Then we share some thoughts on transfers and how exciting it is to watch spring football. Welcome back old friend, we've missed you. Before you get too far into...


Implosion. Noles And Cuse Make A Splash – ACC Nation Podcast

ACC men's basketball teams started out the NCAA Basketball Tournament with a whimper. Let's call it, an implosion. It wasn't just ACC teams struggling to survive either. The upside down world of collegiate sports that began it's strange journey last year around this time continues to befuddle. Not everything is terrible in the world though. Both Florida State and Syracuse continue their march toward....well, who knows what but fans aren't complaining. Jim and Will crank up this episode of...


Tournaments – ACC, NCAA, NIT On ACC Nation Podcast

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes There's tournaments galore to talk about on the basketball front. The ACC, the men's and women's NCAA and the NIT get some love in this episode of ACC Nation Podcast. But, there's more sports news on the agenda first. How does the recent hire of Earl Grant to be the new head coach of Boston College men's basketball. Our thoughts, observations and expectations, were they met? We look for the pluses and anticipate the reactions of Boston sports fans on social...


ACC Basketball And Sports News – ACC Nation Podcast

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes There's more sports on the plate than you can shake a finger at this week. We start out covering ACC sports news and then move into ACC Basketball. The latest Top 25's, NET Rankings and Quadrant performances, brackets from Joe Lunardi and Jerry Palm and the ACC Men's Basketball award winners. Then we jump into the fun of picking the winners and losers in the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament. First up, NC State won the ACC Wrestling Championship. Duke swept...


Mike Wilson Pitt MBB – ACC Nation Podcast

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes This week, as we wrap up the ACC men's basketball regular season, we're joined by special guest Mike Wilson, the Assistant Editor of Cardiac Hill. Will Ojanen and Jim Quist talk with Wilson about the Pitt men's basketball team. The fits and starts that head coach Jeff Capel has and will face along the way. Wilson also gives a taste of what's to come with Pat Narduzzi's 2021 squad. We open up the can of worms immediately to find out what's behind all of the...


Andrew Jones North Carolina MBB – ACC Nation Podcast

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Special guest Andrew Jones, Publisher of Tar Heel Illustrated joins us on ACC Nation Podcast to discuss men's basketball, some football and tips on how food can serve you best when on the road. Will Ojanen and Jim Quist delve into North Carolina sports with Andrew Jones. We start with examining the "strange" loss to Marquette and the win over Florida State. The ups and downs of Tar Heels basketball. What's going on? It all begins with Louisville. There's a...


Curt Weiler On Florida State MBB – ACC Nation Podcast

Support Our Podcast Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Florida State beat writer for the Tallahassee Democrat, Curt Weiler joins us to talk about the success of Noles basketball and more. The Seminoles are on the rise in the latest men's basketball polls and are looking at the top seed in the ACC Tournament. In the latest Jerry Palm Bracketology from CBS Sports Florida State is a No. 3 seed replacing Virginia as the top conference team. Despite the challenges imposed by the pandemic and...


Eagles MBB With A.J. Black Of BC Bulletin

Podcast - ACC Basketball Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Support Our Podcast BC Bulletin's A.J. Black discusses Eagles MBB with Will and Jim (podcast) including the recent firing of Boston College men's basketball coach Jim Christian. The before the end of the year dismissal caught a lot of people by surprise. With the benefit of 20/20 hindsight and allowing the dust to settle we get a look at what has transpired. Black starts putting the pieces of the puzzle together for us in this...


Kelly Quinlan Georgia Tech MBB – ACC Nation Podcast

Support Our Podcast Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Special guest Kelly Quinlan, the Publisher of JacketsOnline joins us on ACC Nation Podcast. Quinlan shares his thoughts on Josh Pastner, the Yellow Jackets men's basketball team and what the football season may look like. As a bonus he shares some suggestions of places to eat across the ACC. In this one instance it may be worth be repeating what is learned from history when it comes to Georgia Tech men's basketball. A look back to help...


Kevin Connelly Duke MBB – ACC Nation Podcast

Support Our Podcast Ball Durham's Kevin Connelly joins us on ACC Nation Podcast this week to delve into the mysteries of this season's Duke's men's basketball team. What will it take to get past the struggles of a young team? How long will Coach K be sticking around? Can this team make it to the NCAA Tournament this season? Before you respond to that last question be sure to hear out Kevin's reasoning, it may change your mind. It hasn't been the best of seasons for the Blue Devils. Connelly...


Shannon Russell Louisville MBB – ACC Nation Podcast

Support Our Podcast Special guest Shannon Russell talks with Jim and Will about the struggles and highlights of Louisville men's basketball on ACC Nation Podcast. From the injury bug to working out the bugs in a young team Chris Mack has had his hands full this season. The team is seeded No. 8 in the latest bracket from Andy Katz. Will they make it through what appears to be a tough February? Russell addresses those questions and more. How have injuries impacted the team this season?What's...


Aaron Fitt D1Baseball – ACC Nation Podcast

We begin our twofer on ACC Nation Podcast with special guest Aaron Fitt. A Managing Editor and National Writer for D1Baseball Fitt drops by to talk college baseball with an emphasis on the ACC. The benches run deeper, the talent is more seasoned and fans are in for a spectacular season due to the carryover of players from 2020. Though there still won't be that many fannies in the seats this spring a lot of action will be carried on sports starved cable outlets. Dave Wolpert and Jim Quist...


Chris Coleman – ACC Nation Podcast

Support Our Podcast The Virginia Tech men's basketball team got off to a solid start this season under head coach Mike Young. Like most of the ACC the Hokies have had a bumpy ride this year. Chris Coleman from TechSideline joins Jim and Will to talk about the players, coach, program and fans on this week's ACC Nation Podcast. Be sure to subscribe to hear this episode and others. There's lots to talk about on this episode. We start with Monday's breaking news that the men's basketball team...


Spring Is In The Air – ACC Nation Podcast

Yes, we know it's still January and we're in the middle of winter but forgive us for having an optimistic spring in our step. You see, the thought of having an even close to normal season in multiple sports has made us giddy. Before we get back on track with looking at ACC men's basketball with our special guests we take a moment to wrap up football. Well, we also take a look ahead with a plethora of Way-Too-Early Top 25 polls. You really need to hear them to believe them. Support Our...


Zach Carey – ACC Nation Podcast

Support Our Podcast Want to know what's going on with Virginia men's basketball? Like with many complicated things in life the answers you are looking for are simple. Sometimes you just have to talk to a guy in Philly. That's what we did as Zach Carey joins us to talk about the in's and out's of offense, defense, players and Tony Bennett. The only thing we didn't ask him? Where can you find Philly's best cheesesteak? We'll save that argument inducing question for another time. But first,...


Paper And Bow – ACC Nation Podcast

Support Our Podcast Clemson came away with another ACC Football Championship wrapped in paper and bow with a big win over Notre Dame. There was a deep sigh of relief in South Bend on Sunday. The CFP selection committee only moved the Irish down a few notches in the top 4 lining them up for a game against Alabama. What would have been a Rose Bowl appearance has now been moved to Texas due to COVID. The Tigers moved up to the second spot and will play Ohio State in New Orleans at the Sugar...


Isabella Agostinelli – ACC Nation Podcast

Support Our Podcast Our special guest on ACC Nation Podcast/Radio this week is a contributing writer for She's also the Press Officer for Italy's College Basketball Tour. Isabella Agostinelli joins us from Perano and shares her love of NCAA basketball, talks about some of the players she follows, who she thinks is the hot team and sets us all straight on what not to put on pizza. First, we talk about the latest action in ACC men's and women's basketball. A look at the AP...


Krzyzewski Was Right? – ACC Nation Podcast

Support Our Podcast A look at a not so stellar start for the ACC/Big Ten men's college basketball challenge, well, at least on the part of the ACC. With only one win to open the mash up any hopes of catching up on Wednesday night slipped through the conference's fingers with three COVID related postponed. One of several notable losses belonged to Duke. Following the game coach Mike Krzyzewski talked extensively about how the pandemic is impacting the players and the game as a whole. Will and...


Mike Barber – ACC Nation Podcast

Support Our Podcast This week's special guest on ACC Nation Podcast is the Co-Host of the Teel and Barber podcast and ACC Beat Writer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Mike Barber. Will and Jim talk with Mike about ACC football, basketball, coaches, COVID-19, food and ask, which exit? How severely has the pandemic hurt athletic programs across the ACC. Mike provides a bigger picture view and thoughts on how long it may take to recover. What impact the basketball season will have on the...


Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down – ACC Nation Podcast

Support Our Podcast How do we rank the efforts of ACC football coaches this season? It's as simple as a thumbs up or a thumbs down. We're more than generous with both. Some you might find perplexing but a team's season speaks for itself. We take a look at the opening week of ACC basketball then review last week's football games plus hear from coaches Tony Bennett, Mike Young, Jeff Hafley and Brian Kelly. You won't want to miss the interesting exchange between Young and beat writer Mark...