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College Basketball: 2013-14 ACC Preview

New teams, freshmen will shape ACC race
College Basketball: 2013-14 ACC Preview

The ACC hasn’t been able to brag No. 1 conference status for a while. Last season it was the Big Ten. Before that, the Big East had its run.

Perhaps expansion diluted the ACC product a bit in past years. Until last season, Miami didn’t offer much. Boston College’s best days were largely in the Big East. And Virginia Tech can only dream of the days it was the first team in the NIT.

College Basketball: 2013-14 Clemson Tigers Preview

Tigers face uphill battle in improving ACC
College Basketball: 2013-14 Clemson Preview

This preview and more on Clemson and the ACC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.

College Basketball: 2013-14 Florida State Seminoles Preview

Noles hope last season's youth leads this year's turnaround
College Basketball: 2013-14 Florida State Preview

This preview and more on Florida State and the ACC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.

College Basketball: Ranking the ACC's Coaches for 2013-14

Where do Roy Williams, Jim Boeheim rank with Coach K?
Where do Roy Williams, Jim Boeheim rank with Coach K?

ACC expansion solidified the league and added to the depth of both the football and basketball lineups.

The basketball benches, though, is where ACC fans may notice the biggest upgrade. Both of the country’s 900-win coaches now work in the same conference, thanks to the addition of Syracuse and Jim Boeheim. In Pittsburgh’s Jamie Dixon and Notre Dame’s Mike Brey, the ACC also adds two of the nation’s most consistent coaches who have the reputation of doing more with less.

College Basketball: The ACC's top transfers, freshmen and more for 2013-14

We begin our look at the new faces that will define each conference race
We begin our look at the new faces that will define each conference race

The ACC will be defined by new faces more than most: Primarily the arrival of Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame for 2013-14.

Beyond the arrival of one basketball power and two consistent Big East programs, the ACC will have a handful of key new players who could determine the league race in the upcoming season.

Freshmen, transfers, redshirted players and key guys returning from injury can define a season. Today, we start our series highlighting the impact new faces for each league, starting with the ACC.

College Basketball: The NBA Draft by the Numbers

Kansas and the ACC continue strong showings on draft day

Thursday’s NBA Draft was full of surprises from the start. The Cavaliers shocked everyone by taking UNLV’s Anthony Bennett with the first pick. The Bobcats followed by taking Cody Zeller fourth.

From the college perspective, the draft was no surprise: The bluebloods still rule the day.

The ACC's Top Heisman Contenders in 2013

Who are the top Heisman Trophy contenders in 2013?
<p> The ACC's Top Heisman Contenders in 2013</p>

The ACC has won two Heisman Trophies. Ever.

Florida State has provided both awards to the league when quarterbacks Chris Weinke won the award in 2000 and Charlie Ward took home the stiff-armed trophy in 1993. Both quarterbacks also have National Championship rings on their fingers as well.

College Football 2013 All-America Team

Athlon projects the All-America Team for 2013.
<p> College Football 2013 All-America Team</p>

Picking a college football All-American team is no easy task. Some positions are deeper than others, while it's also difficult to project how a player will perform with the losses or additions around them.

The SEC leads the way with 24 overall selections across Athlon's four All-America teams. However, the Pac-12 isn't far behind with 23 selections. 

With that in mind, it's time to unveil Athlon's 2013 All-America Team.

2013-14 College Basketball Conference Snapshot: ACC

Who's gone and who's back in the ACC for 2013-14
<p> Who's gone and who's back in the ACC for 2013-14</p>

Even before adding the 2013 national champion, the ACC could reclaim its spot as the nation’s premier basketball conference.

In 2013-14, the ACC adds another bona fide basketball powerhouse in Syracuse, plus consistent Big East programs Pittsburgh and Notre Dame to expand to 15 teams. And that’s before Louisville takes the spot of Big Ten-bound Maryland in 2014.

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