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Department: The ACC

The ACC confuses me. Teams that look good one night look like shit the next. It is clear that Duke, Florida State and Louisville are good teams. They are a cut above the rest of the league. If we take out the other teams' losses to those teams, what do the standings look like? It's pretty interesting:

First thing I notice is that Miami has had a shit start. They have had to play ALL THREE of the top teams so far, and have lost them all. This does not qualify th...

We're near a month into the new season, and with holiday tournaments and the ACC-B1G Challenge behind us, not to mention a pair of league games for most of the programs, it's a pretty good time to take stock of how all 15 teams rack and stack. A few teams are obviously struggling, a few are obviously good, but a lot are stuck in a squishy, indeterminate middle.

 

Tier 3: Off to a Rough Start

#15 - Wake Forest

It's time to wind down our 2019-20 preseason basketball coverage. We've looked long and hard at our new and returning players. We've waxed nostalgic over last year's magical run. We've surveyed the landscape of this year's ACC. The only thing left after this is the Syracuse game preview.

So this is our space for our writers to share their final thoughts on the eve of a new season. We give them no rules to let them speak whatever's on their mind, their hopes, the...