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An All-ACC Final Four?

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When looking at this year’s NCAA March Madness Tournament bracket, it’s hard not to automatically think Kentucky versus the field. Well … take these facts into consideration:

  • Indianapolis has hosted the Final Four seven times in the past and Kentucky has been in attendance one time … and lost.
  • The ACC has six teams in the field this year with an average seed of a little over 3.5. Yes, one conference with basically six 4-seeds.
  • The ACC has teams distributed in all four regions of the bracket.

Here is why the Final Four in Indianapolis could be an ACC Tournament, Round 2.

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Top 10 Teams We Love to Despise

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As we head toward the NCAA Tournament, it’s time for college basketball fans to figure out which bandwagons to jump on. You know, those teams that put together Cinderella-type runs or have a feel-good story. It’s still a bit too early to tell which teams will qualify for that candidate list. However, this we know for sure – there are several teams that we’ll never root for. In fact, they’re considered in many circles to be the evil empires of college basketball. If you’re a fan of one of these teams, we’re sorry. For you.

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Ranking the Rivalries

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College sports are built upon the foundation of great rivalries. Tonight, we celebrate the Mona Lisa of college basketball rivalries when the No. 4 Duke Blue Devils welcome No. 15 North Carolina to Cameron Indoor Stadium at 8 p.m. CT on ESPN.

The Battle of Tobacco Road is the best rivalry in college sports. Yes, I went there. I said it. The best darn rivalry in college sports.

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