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    NCAA bids at stake in ACC

    There's more on the line in Greensboro this week than just the ACC tournament title. Fifth-ranked Duke and No. 6 North Carolina are playing for the possibility of a No. 1 seed come NCAA Selection Sunday.

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    ACC's top seed at stake

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams said he will likely remind his team of the importance of not looking ahead to this weekend's rematch with Duke.

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    Ticket policy changing for ACC tournament

    Roughly 2,000 ticket books to last year's ACC men's basketball tournament went unsold, leaving noticeable holes in the Greensboro Coliseum sections reserved for Boston College, Florida State and Miami fans.

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    Singleton latest star in ACC to be lost

    Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton said he believes his team can adjust and succeed without star forward Chris Singleton, who fractured his right foot against Virginia on Saturday.

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    Tar Heels need to recruit point guard

    The sudden transfer of junior Larry Drew II last week not only leaves North Carolina thin at point guard this season - but scrambling to add another ballhandler for next season, as well.

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    Haith keeps the faith

    Over the last two weeks, Miami coach Frank Haith has tried to be philosophical, tried to look for the upside. The day after his team lost its fourth straight game by four or fewer points, he looked to a higher power.

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    Deacs could achieve futility

    Wake Forest basketball coach Jeff Bzdelik said he sees moments of hope from his team - such as Travis McKie's consistency; Carson Desrosiers' nine rebounds and seven blocks against Maryland; Tony Chennault's ability to go coast-to-coast despite coming off a foot injury.

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    NCSU ready for centennial

    Scoring 100 points in a college basketball game today may earn a team a headline or TV highlight, but it hardly counts as a historic milestone anymore.

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    Pickeral: Heels confident as ACC opens

    No coach ever thinks his basketball team is "ready" for ACC play, North Carolina's Roy Williams said. But the Tar Heels appear to be in a lot better shape than they were a year ago.

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    Scheduling ACC hoops a long process

    The ACC men's basketball schedule is finally set to be released today (or Thursday), seven days (at least) later than last year. What took so long?

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