We have a limited ACC Roundup today, but there are some interesting things, starting with Miami's working on the zone defense. But who's tutoring Jim Larranaga? Why, former Syracuse assistant and semi-pariah Bernie Fine.
Maryland was excited to sign Shaquille Cleare, but so far, the big man has been of little use. Will the Notre Dame game be a turning point?
On Saturday, six games and several with important consequences. Florida State and Virginia square off again, both 3-1 in the ACC. State makes a short trip to Durham in great need of a victory, but the Blue Devils had an important win over Virginia and will want to build on it. Clemson and Wake Forest tangle in Littlejohn, and Clemson has a chance to move to 4-1 in the conference.
Pitt and Syracuse, 1 and 2 in the conference, tangle in the Carrier Dome, while UNC hosts BC.
Tough times for the Heels, who are alone in the ACC basement.
A minor point of interest, although it's still early: just as the Big East segmented into essentially two divisions, so is the ACC at the moment: With State, Georgia Tech, Notre Dame, Miami, Virginia Tech, BC and UNC all at 1-3 except for the Heels,