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Virginia Beats Duke To Win 2014 ACC Tournament

Virginia defeated Duke by a final score of 72-63 to win the 2014 ACC Tournament.

Joe Harris was named MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Malcolm Brogdon, Jabari Parker, T.J. Warren and Talib Zanna.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Warren, Parker Headline ACC Awards

T.J. Warren has been named ACC Player of the Year by both the coaches and media.

Joining Warren on the All-ACC First Team (media) are Jabari Parker, C.J. Fair, K.J. McDaniels and Marcus Paige. 

On the All-ACC Second Team (media) are Malcolm Brogdon, Tyler Ennis, Rodney Hood, James McAdoo and Lamar Patterson.

Parker also was named ACC Freshman/Rookie of the Year by the media and coaches, while McDaniels received Defensive Player of the Year honors from both voting contingents.

Ennis, Kennedy Meeks, London Perrantes, Devin Wilson joined Parker on both All-Freshman Teams.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Paul White Reopens Recruitment, Plans Visit To Miami

Paul White, a versatile 6-foot-9 forward who earlier this month narrowed to five schools, has reopened his recruitment.

White’s list included included Arizona, UConn, DePaul, Minnesota and Georgetown.

"Paul and his family took the information, gave it some consideration and thought, and decided it was best for everyone involved if he did open things back up and revisit things," White’s coach, Tyrone  Slaughter said. "I believe he owes it to himself to open it back up and listen to people who may be interested."

White plans visit to Miami this Thursday.

Via Joe Henricksen/Chicago Sun-Times

Elbert Robinson To Visit Georgia Tech, Nebraska

Elbert Robinson will visit Georgia Tech this weekend and Nebraska next weekend.

Robinson is a four-star, 7-foot-1, 330-pound center from Texas.

Florida, Kansas State, Baylor and Texas have offered Robinson a scholarship.

Via Brian Rosenthal/Lincoln Journal Star

Sources: North Carolina Offers Dante Exum

North Carolina extended a scholarship offer to Dante Exum, multiple sources confirmed.

Exum’s father played for the Tar Heels during the Michael Jordan era.

Exum also has offers from Kentucky, Indiana, SMU, Louisville, LSU and Boise State.

Via Evan Daniels/Scout

Krzyzewski Tells Myles Turner He Can Turn Pro After One Year In College

Mike Krzyzewski is working to secure a commitment from Myles Turner, a 6-foot-10 power forward who is considered a top-10 prospect in the 2014 class.

“I also like how Coach K talks to me,” Turner wrote in his blog. “He handles me like I'm a pro. He says things like: "Myles you're a pro and you need to carry yourself that way. You don't need to worry about all of this media, outside stuff you need to start training your mind now. Hopefully you'll only be in college for a year and head off to the NBA because I can see you there.’

“Coming from him that's big for me. It gives me even more confidence in myself.”

Turner recently cut his list of schools to eight: Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, Arizona, Ohio State, Texas and Oklahoma State.

Via USA Today (via Andrew Beaton/Duke Chronicle)

Goodluck Okonoboh Narrows List To Duke, Indiana, Ohio State, Florida

Goodluck Okonoboh has trimmed his list to five schools — Indiana, Duke, Florida, Ohio State and UNLV. 

The 6-foot-9, 220-pound Okonoboh often draws comparisons to Nerlens Noel.

Okonoboh is a top-40 player in the 2014 class.

Via Taylor Bern/Las Vegas Sun

Trayvon Reed Set To Visit Maryland

Trayvon Reed will visit Maryland on Wednesday.

Reed, a 7-foot-1, 210-pound center is rated among the top ten big men in the class of 2014.

Reed is expected to commit to Maryland, joining shooting guards Dion Wiley and Melo Trimble, as well as wing shooter Jared Nickens in the Terrapins’ 2014 class.

Via Don Markus/Baltimore Sun

Krzyzewski Plans To Utilize Jabari Parker Like LeBron

Mike Krzyzewski gave Jabari Parker an idea of how he plans to utilize him when the two spoke during the star forward's recruitment.

"[We're going to] mirror some of the things we've done on the Olympic team," Krzyzewski promised.

Krzyzewski plans to apply what he learned from coaching LeBron James to how he can coach Parker.

Parker is listed as a small forward, but the Duke freshman-to-be is too versatile to be defined by one position.

Via Dan Wetzel/Yahoo! Sports

Krzyzewski Praises Thibodeau For Developing Culture Of 'Tough Character' With Bulls

Mike Krzyzewski believes the culture Tom Thibodeau has created with the Chicago Bulls is the reason the team is able to persevere through so many injuries.

"I think Thibodeau is one of the great coaches in basketball," Krzyzewski said. "He's developed a culture of tough character.”

Instead of collapsing from the absence of Derrick Rose and other key role players, the Bulls continue to win.

"I know Carlos [Boozer] obviously really well, I've coached him, I coached Luol [Deng], those kids ... they just have great character,” Krzyzewski said. “And the Bulls are a blue-collar team in a blue-collar town, and I think it's one of the great stories right now in the NBA, what the Bulls are doing.

"I think they have a philosophy that they don't talk about being sick all year. They don't talk about being hurt all year, so when the moment of truth comes in the playoffs, they're already accustomed to a certain way of living."

Via Mike & Mike (via ESPNChicago)

Atlantic Coast Conference Archives

Shane Larkin To Enter NBA Draft

Shane Larkin will bypass his final two seasons of eligibility at Miami.

Shane Larkin Will Wait Until Draft Deadline To Decide Future

Shane Larkin is projected as a late-first to late-second round draft pick.
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