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ACCSports.com Basketball Coachspeak Podcast, Jan. 23

Thursday, January 23, 2014 2:59pm

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!

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. 

0:37 - NCAA Bid Count

Do you feel comfortable about the ACC getting more than - gulp! - five NCAA Tournament bids? How did the league get to this point? Which teams are candidates to possibly add to that total?

2:30 - Unc's issues

Speaking of teams that work to do on their NCAA resumes ... what happened to UNC? Is it a talent issue with the Tar Heels? Are they mentally complacent? And is this whole thing fixable? 

9:11 - Freshman of the year debate

Tyler Ennis vs. Jabari Parker. Which player would Denny Kuiper pick as his ACC Freshman of the Year if the vote was held right now? 

12:19 - Premature Clemson Love

Did Jim jump the gun in declaring the Tigers to be "for real"? Denny thinks so and he lays out the reasons why Clemson's not there yet. They then discuss the ACC's large and uncertain middle group of teams.

15:36 - Clemson's Chapel Hill Streak

Could this be the year the Tigers win in Chapel Hill? And do players on either side even really care about the streak? 

20:22 - N.C. State Winning Without Warren

How, exactly, did the Wolfpack beat Maryland without star forward T.J. Warren in the lineup? And why have the Terrapins been so underwhelming this season? How could Maryland consistently leave Ralston Turner open in that game? 

Along those lines, Jim and Denny discuss the limitations of scouting reports and why those limits drive coaches crazy.