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ACCSports.com Basketball Coachspeak Podcast, Jan. 30

Thursday, January 30, 2014 1:47pm

Denny Kuiper and Jim Young discuss the the latest ACC developments on this week's basketball coachspeak podcast.

Welcome back to the basketball coachspeak podcåast!

Today Jim and Denny talk about the resurgence of Tobacco Road teams, the huge Duke-Syracuse matchup, Virginia's strong play and several other topics.

You can click on the player below to listen to the podcast. Below the player you'll find a detailed guide of what Jim and Denny discuss. 

0:31 - Duke Back?

Jim and Denny discuss the Blue Devils' recent resurgence and how Duke has raised its level of play.

4:16 - Is Pitt A Fraud?

How much should read into the Panthers' home loss to Duke? What is Pitt's real potential? 

6:09 - Syracuse Wins A Close One ... Again

Why is the Orange never seems to blow anyone out ... yet never loses either. 

8:56 - The Big Game

Denny and Jim break down the Duke-Syracuse matchup. Who might be the x-factors in the game?


Lamar Patterson struggled against Rodney Hood. Does that mean Patterson loses his ACC Player of the Year frontrunner status?

16:53 - Is UVa The Best?

Mike Brey says Virginia is the best team in the ACC right now. Is he right?

21:28 - Wolfpack And The NCAAs

Is N.C. State back in the discussion of potential ACC NCAA tournament teams? 

26:31 - Is Wake Legit?

And if so, just how legit?

28:51 - UNC Rebounds

Have the Tar Heels righted the ship? Or is just a nice soft spot in the schedule? How much better do we feel about UNC right now?