Acc Now Podcast



The ACC Now Podcast offers an inside look at the best college basketball conference in the land, with the help of the best reporters in the business.


  • Episode 21: Roy Williams' legacy + ACC lookahead with Joe Giglio

    05/04/2017 Duração: 30min

    News & Observer sportswriter Joe Giglio joins host Brian Murphy to discuss North Carolina's national title victory and what it means for coach Roy Williams' legacy (2:30). We also take an early look at the ACC in 2017-18 (7:40). Also Duke (10:15), N.C. State (12:00), junior and seniors value/Notre Dame (15:00), Virginia, Florida State and Georgia Tech (17:00), Virginia Tech and Wake Forest (20:30), Miami and Louisville (22:15), Pitt, Syracuse and Boston College (25:00).

  • Episode 20: Final Four full-court press

    30/03/2017 Duração: 40min

    David Cloninger of The State in Columbia, S.C., Luke DeCock of The (Raleigh, N.C.) News & Observer and Boise State head coach Leon Rice, a former assistant at Gonzaga and Oregon, join host Brian Murphy to break down the Final Four. Cloninger: South Carolina (1:30), Frank Martin (6:30), Sindarius Thornwell (9:30), Final Four look ahead (13:00), X-factor (15:00); DeCock: North Carolina-Kentucky (16:00), Oregon preview (19:45), X-factors (22:10); Rice: Gonzaga (26:30), scouting report (32:30), X-factor (34:45), Oregon (35:20), predictions (38:15)

  • Episode 19: ACC carnage + UNC is last man standing with Andrew Carter

    22/03/2017 Duração: 28min

    The ACC nearly got wiped out in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament. We assess the damage done to the ACC and its reputation and North Carolina's chances to move on. Duke's demise (1:45), fair to judge the ACC on one weekend in March (8:15), Greenville, S.C. hosting (12:15), North Carolina vs. Arkansas (16:10), Nate Britt (20:10), North Carolina's path forward (23:10) and tourney favorite (27:30)

  • Episode 18: March Madness bracket preview spectacular, with Joe Giglio

    15/03/2017 Duração: 30min

    Joe Giglio of the Raleigh News & Observer joins host Brian Murphy to go inside the Cinderellas, upset specials, quadrants to watch and Final Four frontrunners—including Giglio's pick for a championship game matchup to end all championship game matchups—with the only Big Dance bracket preview you need.

  • Episode 17: Fox Sports' Stewart Mandel on bracket watch, ACC Tournament

    07/03/2017 Duração: 33min senior college sports columnist Stewart Mandel joins host Brian Murphy to preview the upcoming ACC Tournament in Brooklyn — and offer a larger NCAA Tournament Bracket Watch in advance of Selection Sunday. Bid stealers (4:00), mid-majors vs. high-majors (5:45), Clemson (9:45), Georgia Tech (10:45), Wake Forest (12:07), Syracuse (13:20), brand bias (15:20), Miami (16:20), Virginia (17:20), Duke (18:00), Louisville and No. 1 seeds and North Carolina (20:00),Notre Dame and Florida State (25:15), focused on this week (27:30), pick to win it all (29:45), sleepers (31:00).