When did the ACC become a well rounded sports conference? - SCACCHoops.com
>> Next Article How can Maryland build on their win over Duke?
<< Previous Article UNC 93 Virginia 81

When did the ACC become a well rounded sports conference?

   Posted by All Sports Discussion at  2/16/2013 10:08:11 PM  |  Follow us on Twitter: @scacchoops
Discuss     Bookmark and Share

You always hear about the ACC being a basketball only conference… Then at the same time ACC critics say the basketball is down too. Is it really that bad with two potential #1 seeds?

Ok it’s not vintage ACC basketball, but it’s still among the country’s better basketball conferences.

There’s statistic I came across that seems to counter some of this. A statistic that the ACC is the only conference in America can lay claim to.

I think we call agree that College Football and College Basketball are the biggest collegiate sports out there. Let’s thrown College baseball as number 3. I think that’s fair. The ACC is nation’s only conference with multiple teams in the top 10 in all three sports.

Really? Looks like the ACC took steps in 2012-2013 to becoming a well-rounded sports conference.

Final College Football Coaches Polls

Florida State #8

Clemson #9

Even if you add Ohio State that’s still top 10 for both.

Current Basketball Coache’s Poll 

Duke #1

Miami #4

Current Baseball America Poll

North Carolina #1

NC State #8

Let’s look at the other major conferences and their top 10 teams in the same polls.

Football

SEC – 5

Pac 12 – 2

Big 10 – 0

Big 12 – 0

Big East  - 0

Basketball 

SEC – 1

Pac 12 – 1

Big 10 – 3

Big 12 – 0

Big East  - 1

Baseball

SEC – 5

Pac 12 – 2

Big 10 – 0

Big 12 – 0

Big East  - 1

Now I’m not calling the ACC the best sports conference. Far from it… You have to win championships, and the ACC’s last one was in Duke’s 2010 National Title in basketball. I’m merely pointing out there is some depth to the ACC across all the major sports.

Become a fan of the ACC on Facebook and follow the ACC on Twitter

 

This article was originally published at http://www.AllSportsDiscussion.com. If you are interested in sharing your website's content with SCACCHoops.com, Contact Us.

 

 

Post a Comment About this Article
Entry Link     0 Comment(s)
Subscribe  
>> Next Article How can Maryland build on their win over Duke?
<< Previous Article UNC 93 Virginia 81

Comments on When did the ACC become a well rounded sports conference?

There are currently no posts for this NewsBreaker


Post a Comment

Posting As:   Remember Me?
Subject:
Message:

Before submitting this form, please type the color of the first character:


Search
Search
Advertisement
 
Poll
Should the ACC change their FB divs to setup a potential FSU/Clemson title game?
Yes
No
Dont Care


Newsbreakers
UNC: Highlights of the Wainstein Report
10/22/2014 5:50:40 PM
Sports Illustrated previews the ACC Basketball season
10/22/2014 2:09:40 PM
2014-15 NC State Wolfpack Basketball Preview
10/22/2014 8:44:08 AM
UNC: Wainstein Report Primer
10/22/2014 6:31:27 AM
Wake Forest Basketball Media Day
10/22/2014 6:30:48 AM
ACC & Notre Dame Announce Football Matchups Through 2025
10/22/2014 6:29:33 AM
Louisville Basketball 2014-2015: We Good? It's a Mystery
10/21/2014 10:23:30 AM
Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere 10/21
10/21/2014 7:32:18 AM
Wake Forest Professor Publishes Book on Economics of NCAA Basketball
10/20/2014 1:08:41 PM
ACC Announces Football Players of the Week for October 20
10/20/2014 12:31:23 PM
UNC Announces Wainstein Report Will Be Released
10/20/2014 10:37:12 AM
Thoughts from Pitt basketball's second Blue/Gold scrimmage
10/20/2014 9:56:19 AM
Clemson will play against Syracuse without leading rusher and top tight end
10/20/2014 9:55:16 AM
Will's Week Eight Rankings
10/20/2014 9:35:34 AM
ACC Football By The Numbers: Week Eight
10/20/2014 9:35:08 AM
Message Board
 
YBN Widget
RSS Feed  
SCACC Hoops has no affiliation to the NCAA or the ACC
Team logos are trademarks of their respective organizations (more/credits)