In Thursday night ACC action, Clemson beat Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, 90-73, and Miam knocked off punchless North Florida, 85-63.
Clemson got a bit more of a game than they probably expected from the Bulldogs but prevailed in the end. They'll get DePaul on Friday.
Frank Haith sounds like he couldn't care less about his teams effort.
Virginia is struggling with a ton of injuries and a weak inside game, but Jerome Meyinsse had a nice game against Hampton and may be better than people realize, argues Doug Doughty.
Although no one threw up, UNC had a tough practice after the lousy performance against Nicholls State, and feel like they're ready to rumble.
Speaking of UNC, here's some bizarre happenings in the football program. No doubt we'll learn more later, but the fact that fondling qualifies as sexual assault (and it does) underscores the fact that when Reggie Love was teabagged a few years ago while intoxicated, he was also sexually assaulted.
One-time Maryland recruit Tamir Goodman, who had been playing in Israel, has signed to play with the Maryland Nighthawks of the Premier Basketball League. It's not the NBA, but it is home and he is getting paid to play, and doesn't have to play on the Sabbath.
It's been a long time since South Carolina left the ACC, and people have largely forgotten that there were incredible teams in Columbia. Here's an article about one of McGuire's best teams. As usual when Bobby Cremins is involved, there are some great stories.