By Dave Glenn and Staff
April 6, 2005
Today's Best ACC Links:
Randy King* of the Roanoke (Va.) Times offers an update on spring football practice at Virginia Tech. Also see Jon Solomon* of the Columbia (S.C.) State on Clemson basketball/football, Bill Vilona* of Florida Today on Florida State, Brian Murphy* of the Macon (Ga.) Telegraph on Georgia Tech, Omar Kelly* of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel on Miami, and Jay Jenkins* of the Charlottesville (Va.) Daily Progress on Virginia.
Lenox Rawlings of the Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal is the latest to tackle the popular "Monkey Off Roy's Back" topic. Also see Pete Thamel of the New York Times and Steve Wieberg of USA Today.
Jeff White* of the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch provides an update on the Virginia basketball coaching search. Also see Jerry Ratcliffe* of the Charlottesville (Va.) Daily Progress, who reports that DePaul coach Dave Leitao is visiting UVa today.
Chris Tomasson of the Rocky Mountain (Colo.) News writes that former UNC players George Karl and Doug Moe, now the head coach and assistant with the NBA's Denver Nuggets, are worn out after a crazy stretch that included a quick trip to the Final Four in St. Louis.
Marcus Nelson of the Palm Beach (Fla.) Post reports that Florida Atlantic forward Michael Bell, a one-time N.C. State player, will be among the 64 college seniors at this week's Portsmouth Invitational, the first of two pre-NBA draft camps. Among the ACC players scheduled to attend are Elton Brown of Virginia, Will Bynum of Georgia Tech, Carlos Dixon of Virginia Tech, Taron Downey of Wake Forest, Jackie Manuel of UNC, Devin Smith of Virginia and Jawad Williams of UNC. Also see the Portsmouth Invitational's official website.
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