Tag: ACC basketball

Ben Swain

Hoping to cut his journalistic teeth on the Iraq war, Swain was instead mistakenly assigned the North Carolina sports beat as an intern out of college. He threw himself into the work with the same fervor he anticipated taking to the front lines and has become one of the most respected voices in modern sports media. He’s also a Duke fan from Durham County who went State. And Guilford.

ACC Tournament #Scalptology Update

Articles, Sports

On February 20, we gave you a #Scalptology Primer for the upcoming ACC Tournament in Washington D.C. With one game remaining for all but Wake Forest, we break down what scalpers would most likely want to see going into DC on Tuesday. We at SportsChannel8 have broken down in order of importance of what a… Read more »


ACC Tournament “Scalptology” Primer

Articles, Sports, Wake Forest

We are just 17 days until the official start of the 2016 New York Life ACC Tournament in Washington DC. The ACC tournament returns to Washington DC for the first time since 2005. One of the biggest side stories that surrounds the ACC Tournament is always the ticket scalping scene. Immediately after games are completed… Read more »

College Basketball

“Amazing” by Kanye West (remix feat. Coach K)

Sports, Videos, Videos

  We knew Coach K was a Beyonce fan–maybe he’s been listening to some Kanye? He came to his post-game press conference following the loss to Syracuse ready with a simple one-word description: Amazing. Since he didn’t clarify exactly what he meant by that, we can only guess. Some, like Brett Thompson and Jordan Rogers,… Read more »


ACC Tournament Bracket: If the season ended now


Tuesday #12 Georgia Tech vs. #13 Wake Forest #10 Florida State vs. #15 NC State #11 Syracuse vs. #14 Boston College Wednesday #8 Miami vs. #9 Virginia #5 Louisville vs. GT/Wake Forest #7 Duke vs. FSU/NC State #6 Notre Dame vs. Syracuse/BC Thursday #1 UNC vs. Miami/Virginia #4 Virginia Tech vs. Louisville/GT/Wake #2 Clemson vs…. Read more »


ACC Basketball Rewind – December 2015

Chances are good that you got so caught up in the exciting ACC football season that you completely forgot to stay up to date with basketball. We have you covered, from Chapel Hill to Winston-Salem, Durham, Raleigh, and around the entire ACC. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlZrSprNMSw]

NC State

How Does NC State Make the NCAA Tournament

After a largely stale performance in a losing effort versus Michigan, TeamRankings.com gives NC State a 5% chance of making the NCAA tournament, most likely as a 12 seed as one of the final teams picked. A 4-3 start to the season certainly doesn’t bode well for the Wolfpack, but that’s what Mark Gottfried’s teams have… Read more »