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Duke's Vic Bubas was one of a trio of coaches who helped put ACC basketball on the map

Vic Bubas helped set the stage. Not just for Duke, which he conceded was a “good” program before he arrived at Durham, but for the ACC, which he and two other fledgling head coaches lifted to elite basketball status. Like Bones McKinney, his rival at Wake Forest, Bubas, who died last week at age 91, was a graduate of a Triangle-area school before anyone applied geometry to naming the region.

Wake Forest basketball assistant charged in deadly assault on NYC tourist

Wake Forest basketball assistant coach Jamill Jones has been arrested and charged with third-degree assault for the delivering a lethal punch to a New York City tourist.