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  • KTs Still Winning May 17, 2013
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    5 miles was too far for him and the starters to run if they had to make another retreat. He was just making sure his contingency plan was in place.

  • 903 mens national championships May 17, 2013
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    I can't see why you would want to hold this tournament anyplace but Charlotte.The last time they had it in Charlotte, Roy whined about being put at the Hilton in University City about 5 miles from downtown. Coincidently, Duke was assigned to the Ritz Carlton a few blocks from the Arena.

  • Ken D. May 17, 2013
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    For the life of me, I can't see why you would want to hold this tournament anyplace but Charlotte. Out of the 15 schools, fans of 5 of them are going to fly pretty much anywhere you hold it, unless you are crazy enough to put it in Florida. That would be Pitt, ND, Louisville, FSU and Miami. That leaves 10 schools whose travel plans could vary depending on the tourney site.

    If you play in NYC, fans of only 2 schools (BC and Syracuse) have less than a six hour drive (a little over 4 hours each), and only 2 more (Pitt and UVa) are under 8 hours.

    In Charlotte, 8 schools are within easy driving distance, with only Syracuse and BC being too far too drive.

    And somebody would have to explain to me why it matters to TV where the games are played. Except for the decals on the floor, all the courts look pretty much alike.

  • BlueBawling May 17, 2013
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    Wal-mart fan, hypocrite, BLOWHARD pansy. I doubt that REDTAG.

  • kmorsreturn May 17, 2013
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    just as long as it doesnt go to FL

  • 903 mens national championships May 17, 2013
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    Once they move it to MSG and the ACC accountants count the numbers, they will never justify having it in Greensboro again. I could see a rotation between the 2 NYC arenas, Washington DC, and Atlanta. Now that you're spreading 20k or so tickets between 16 schools instead of 12, this event is going to outprice the blue collar fans anyway. The only people going to the tourney will be the top-dollar boosters who don't care how much round trip and 4 nights to NYC costs because they're loaded... And the scalpers in NYC will figure out a way to get their share of tickets and make a ton off the secondary market.

  • kmorsreturn May 17, 2013
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    oh lord....what does that have to do with Little League being bigger than college baseball?

  • jmcdow2792 May 17, 2013
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    I hope you are right about bringing it back. However, if the big TV and other money wants it to stay away, I suspect we will never see the ACC in Greensboro again. That would be a shame.

  • BattlingBishop 5 May 16, 2013
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    Got any data?

  • TsKaMF May 16, 2013
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    That would be a blasphemous act.

  • Return of Wolfpocalypse Now May 16, 2013
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    Fans of UNC in any sport are about as fair weather as it gets.

  • VT1994Hokie May 16, 2013
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    It's politics. When you bring in new schools you can't have it all like previous years. The ACC of old loved Greenboro, and this facility suited all patrons very well. Jim Boheim didn't even know where G'Boro was. Funny that he was a chief spokesperson to change this. It's OK. We can't have it all of the time close by anymore. But. Strong politics can bring it back in time.

  • vampireswaiting May 16, 2013
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    my life > your life

  • vampireswaiting May 16, 2013
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    This is why we have concerns about your knowledge of anything.
    http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/blog/eye-on-baseball/21511690/poll-finds-baseball-as-secondmost-popular-american-sport

  • StunGunn May 16, 2013
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    I don't like it, but I understand that since the footprint of the ACC has changed, it's only fair to have some of the ACC Tourneys up in NYC. I wouldn't want to see a long string of them up there, though, and I heard that MSG would want a long commitment from the ACC. I wouldn't be in favor of that.

  • kmorsreturn May 16, 2013
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    Little League kills College WS on TV.....i think women's softball does as well.

  • thatrollslayer May 16, 2013
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    I wouldn't go 99.9% but it is certainly a majority. Not to mention UNC baseball is about as fair weather as it gets.

  • kmorsreturn May 16, 2013
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    actually im pretty sure i know more about baseball then most of the fans up here, im just honest when i tell you that the 99.9% of people in America dont care about College baseball......oh boy.

  • kingoftrolls01 May 16, 2013
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    ^I know plenty of Duke fans and alum that enjoy all three of the major sports as well as lacrosse and some of the womens sports. But I am sure it is more fun for you to just perpetuate a myth you have heard other holes repeat time and again. Rinse and Repeat, Rinse and Repeat.

  • BeastOfTheHill May 16, 2013
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    LOL, yep, dook is done for basketball and baseball too after the weekend. Then it will be Nov. before they have anything else to cheer for. oh wait, they'll be cheering for the Diamond Heels... to get beat.

    poor things!

  • BattlingBishop 5 May 16, 2013
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    Hey, I fell down on the job, kinda like him.....

    http://www.youtube.com/embed/Ao-sE-QcAUA

    Since you don't really follow baseball, let me do some 'splainin', kmor. A bad post is kinda like an 0'fer in baseball. The key is to get back up, big guy.

    Besides, BB5's error is not nearly as bad as this comedy of errors.....

    http://aeryssports.com/dancing-blue-devils/2013/05/14/acc-baseball-weekly-recap-4/...scroll down just a l'il bit & see who will not be in the ACC Tourney.

  • BattlingBishop 5 May 16, 2013
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    Tizu with the 0-2, backdoor breaker. Have to admit, poor effort on my part that brought back memories of this former Indians star.....

    http://www.youtube.com/embed/1X8552DxqOk

  • kmorsreturn May 16, 2013
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    2-shay

  • thatrollslayer May 16, 2013
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    You just used the term "BFF". That is all that really needs to be said.

  • daviepoplar85 May 16, 2013
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    ha ha ha very true

  • kmorsreturn May 16, 2013
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    THe Wiggins Effect

  • BlueBawling May 16, 2013
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    Hey REDTAG get off the intenet and go apply for jobs you freeloader!

  • F0urAutumn May 16, 2013
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    The two dookie BFF's. Reminds me of Christian and Brian, only not yet being sued.

    I don't think.

  • thatrollslayer May 16, 2013
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    they have been whining like a baby all morning

  • kmorsreturn May 16, 2013
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    autumn calling someone a liar....oh boy.

  • thatrollslayer May 16, 2013
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    Someone get this kid a tissue^

  • F0urAutumn May 16, 2013
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    You are a liar and don't appear very smart

  • kmorsreturn May 16, 2013
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    hahahaha....what makes you think i am unemployed?

  • 903 mens national championships May 16, 2013
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    Good point. It will be an easy hop on the subway to get their ACC Championship rings sized....

  • vampireswaiting May 16, 2013
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    I'm not made at the world. I'm not living on unemployment like you.

  • vampireswaiting May 16, 2013
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    At least the dook players won't have far to got to pick up their jewelry.

  • kmorsreturn May 16, 2013
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    well they are mad at the world right now

  • 903 mens national championships May 16, 2013
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    Brooklyn, New York City? Since when do UNC trolls make fun of NYC?

  • BlueBawling May 16, 2013
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    Translation: uhhh DUUHHH

    REDBLOWHARD

  • vampireswaiting May 16, 2013
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    It my understanding that the tournament may be played at the Barclay's Center. A home game for dook.

  • kmorsreturn May 16, 2013
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    hahahahaha.....UNC fans.

  • Tizu May 16, 2013
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    Might want to check the date stamp:

    By TruthBKnown Returned
    Posted Feb 2, 10:28 a.m

  • BattlingBishop 5 May 16, 2013
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    ......with expansion comes changes.

    E-5

  • jmcdow2792 May 16, 2013
    All Star

    The ACC tourney belongs in Greensboro.

  • 903 mens national championships May 16, 2013
    Sports Legend

    http://espn.go.com/new-york/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9278832/acc-investigating-playing-conference-tournament-madison-square-garden-sources-sayLooks like moving the ACC Tourney to NYC out of Greensboro is picking up momentum again...

  • BeastOnTheHill Feb 3, 2013
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    so how is Charlotte or Greensboro a home court advantage for UNC or d00k during a tourney?

  • Toddler10-21 Feb 3, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Nothing wrong with it. Thats what you get for expanding the league. UNC, and Duke fans cant get the homecourt advantage all the time ( Greensboro, Charlotte).

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Feb 2, 2013
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    And yet, here you are. Posting.

  • barthc98 Feb 2, 2013
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    What kind of a stoopid comment is that? An actual relevant post with potential ramifications for all acc schools isn't welcome here on this supposed acc sports site?

    Insane.

  • larrys080 .v1 Feb 2, 2013
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    When you have nothing this is what you get! 903 is the troll of all trolls! The only other team he follows as closely as Carolina is Lehigh!! Hes still trying to justify last years lost. #sadandlonely

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