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  • wmarti Nov 20, 2012
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    No, he was denoting the NCs that we have won, I believe

  • chapelthrillv2 Nov 20, 2012
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    I like it...you do in fact get a "five star" education at the flagship.

  • kmor2012 Nov 20, 2012
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    From highest-ranked to lowest-ranked. Only schools that made the top 50 are listed.

    #15: Duke University
    #22: University of Virginia
    #24: Georgia Tech
    #26: UNC-Chapel Hill******
    #39: Boston College
    #48: Wake Forest University

    i fixed it.

  • kmor2012 Nov 20, 2012
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    *

  • chapelthrillv2 Nov 20, 2012
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    +2009

    -106 (ouch!)

  • DooksucksV3 Nov 19, 2012
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    And yet they are heads and shoulders above State in every category from sports to academics.

    How sad for the inferior ones.

  • DooksucksV3 Nov 19, 2012
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    You claimed Military members were people on welfare.

    We know your feeling on the military and America, no use in pretending.

  • 903 mens national championships Nov 19, 2012
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    I don't think Harvard would give up 68 points in a single game.

  • WolfPackInTheHizzouse Nov 19, 2012
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    LOL

    talk about EPIC FAIL on both accords....

    that's awesome.

    mediocrity, has become them.

  • lazydawg58 Nov 19, 2012
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    Dick Crum quote from back in the 80s when he was head football coach at Carolina, "They want Carolina to be Harvard Monday through Friday, and Oklahoma on Saturday." I think that pretty much sums up the whole problem at Carolina today. You just can't be both without some very sketchy things taking place.

  • lazydawg58 Nov 18, 2012
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    Ha! I guess it could happen but I'd just come back with something about this country being built by the non-nerds!

  • 903 mens national championships Nov 18, 2012
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    So in a world of nerds (no offense intended)each school has this little island of kids that, had they not been super jocks at their high school would have been in the military, community college, working construction or at a university with admissions standards that admit regular (non-nerd) studentsI would edit this before one of these trolls without reading comprehension skills starts making false accusations about your patriotism.

  • chapelthrillv2 Nov 18, 2012
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    Yup. The ABC crowd has been clamoring for UNC's ranking to drop because of the athletic scandal...what they don't understand is that academic rankings basically ignore athete exceptions because they represent such a small portion of the student body.

  • StunGunn Nov 18, 2012
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    Totally agree. Athletics and academics are separate, and this list was based on academics.

  • randythorntonv3 Nov 18, 2012
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    Check the N&O today. The gift that keeps on giving.

  • The1 Nov 18, 2012
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    I think you mean "dook,the flagship of New Jersey"

  • lazydawg58 Nov 18, 2012
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    Well this is talking about academics, not athletics. Football and Basketball players are exceptions (with a few exceptions to that) to the standards each of these schools requires. Basically a HS student has to be in the top 5% of their class to even get considered. So in a world of nerds (no offense intended)each school has this little island of kids that, had they not been super jocks at their high school would have been in the military, community college, working construction or at a university with admissions standards that admit regular (non-nerd) students. Lets keep this all in perspective. :)

  • still heelman1973 Nov 18, 2012
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    Simply being superior to the wusspack athletically does not make dook the leader.

  • chapelthrillv2 Nov 17, 2012
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    Superior academics, sure. Athletics...not so much. Duke's best program is basketball and they are second-rate to UNC in that.

  • uncsuckz Nov 17, 2012
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    congrats to Duke University, the real flagship of the ACC. superior academics and athletics. follow the leader, tarholes

  • still heelman1973 Nov 17, 2012
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    Four from the state of NC - three private and one FLAGSHIP.

  • chapelthrillv2 Nov 17, 2012
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    Oops, forgot to include link. Rankings come from Business Insider-

    http://www.businessinsider.com/the-50-best-colleges-in-america-2012-11?op=1

  • chapelthrillv2 Nov 17, 2012
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    From highest-ranked to lowest-ranked. Only schools that made the top 50 are listed.

    #15: Duke University
    #22: University of Virginia
    #24: Georgia Tech
    #26: UNC-Chapel Hill
    #39: Boston College
    #48: Wake Forest University

    Congrats to all the schools that made the cut!

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