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The New ACC: Just How Good?

Andy Glockner posted this bit of speculation about the ACC possibly becoming the SEC of basketball (one hopes without the rampant cheating of the Situational Ethics Conference).

One question he quietly raises here is the not-too-distant turnover at Syracuse, Louisville, UNC and Duke, not to mention Miami, as all five of those coaches are past 60.

Set Miami aside for a moment: all four of the other schools have been consistently successful since the '60s, albeit with dips, and in UNC's case, since the '50s.

Not to pick on anyone else, but take Florida or Arizona: both schools tie most of their success to one coach. The ACC schools have succeeded under several.

One thing we didn't realize: the ACC will take over the Big East's spot in Big Monday, effective this fall.