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Hot Take: The NCAA Bribery Scandal

Posted on September 27, 2017, in Recruiting by StLouHoo.

We were all shocked on Tuesday morning as the FBI unsealed indictments against a small array of college assistant coaches, athletic apparel company employees, and sports agents. That shoe companies illicitly influence college basketball recruiting is not really a secret. We've all seen Blue Chips. But while we've all become numb to the NCAA turning a blind eye, it is shocking to see the Feds getting so involved.

Now, on the surface, this doesn't directly affect us as UVA fans. Tony Bennett is widely understood to be one of the most honest men in college basketball, and he runs his staff that way too. UVA, under Craig Littlepage, runs a pretty tight ship across the revenue sports. There ar...

Welcome back to the Hoos Place 2017 Offseason Refresh, where we review last season and this summer's personnel moves for all 15 ACC programs in alphabetical order. To read program capsules already complete, you can click here. Today we look at the...

Wake Forest Deamon Deacons

Wake Forest had a surprisingly adequate season last year, riding the breakout of now-departed big man John Collins to go .500 in the ACC and earn an 11 seed in last year's Big Dance. Are the returning Deacons up to the task of repeating?

Coach: Danny Manning; 81-81 in 5 seasons overall; 43-52 (16-38) in 3 seasons at Wake Forest

2016-17 Record: 19-14 (9-9); ACCT 2nd round (10 seed); NCAAT Play-In game (11 s...

Welcome back to the Hoos Place 2017 Offseason Refresh, where we review last season and this summer's personnel moves for all 15 ACC programs in alphabetical order. To read program capsules already complete, you can click here. Today we look at the...

North Carolina Tar Heels

North Carolina returns from its title winning season with much of its back court intact, but its front court mostly gone. An incoming freshman class lacks the star power Carolina is used to. Will it be enough for a successful season as the defending champs?

Coach: Roy Williams; 816-216 in 29 seasons overall; 398-115 (169-65) in 14 seasons at North Carolina

2016-17 Record: 33-7 (14-4); ACCT Semis (1 seed); na...

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