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    • Roy Williams: ‘There’s no question’ more ACC games equal no Kentucky in non-conference
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      Roy Williams: ‘There’s no question’ more ACC games equal no Kentucky in non-conference

      Back in June, when the ACC officially announced that they would be expanding the league schedule to 20 games in 2019, I tried to warn you that it was going to put a dent into the non-conference schedule and the amount of quality, on-campus games that we’ll get prior to January. Roy Williams essentially confirmed this as fact this week. The North Carolina head coach hopped on a podcast with ESPN and more or less said that the bigger league schedule is going to lead to an end of some of UNC’s marquee home-and-home series. “My feeling right now, and it could change by ’19, heck I could be fired by ’19, but my feeling right now is to play our conference schedule, play one exempt event where you have

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      Jermaine Samuels Names Top 5 After Picking Up Duke Offer

      Jermaine Samuels Jr. named a top five after picking up a Duke offer this week. The 6-foot-6 wing from the Weston (MA) Rivers School listed Duke, Villanova, Georgetown, Indiana and Kansas. The Duke offer was first reported by ESPN's Adam Finkelstein. "[Coach K] called me and told me how much he loved the way I played and believed I can make an impact on his basketball team," Samuels told SNY.tv. Samuels Jr. has just completed an official visit to Villanova and could soon visit Duke. "We'll see," he said of the possible Duke visit. As for Villanova, he said, "Villanova was also a great experience." Asked where Duke ranks, he said, "I'm just grateful for the opportunity and excited about it. No

    • VIDEO: Jim Boeheim makes TV appearance to talk Carmelo Anthony
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      VIDEO: Jim Boeheim makes TV appearance to talk Carmelo Anthony

      Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim has drawn attention for some recent comments about former Orange star Carmelo Anthony. After Anthony captured his record third gold medal with USA Basketball, his former college coach told Mike Waters of the Syracuse Post-Standard that Anthony didn’t have a great chance at winning an NBA title. “He’s unlikely to win an NBA title,” Boeheim said of Anthony. “He’s never been on a team that even had a remote chance of winning an NBA title.” Boeheim maintains that he was speaking of Melo’s legacy being about more than an NBA title and that he’s one of the game’s greats thanks to other accomplishments like the Syracuse title and gold medals. On SportsCenter, Boeheim