ACC Daily Digest, Feb. 8: NFL combine invites, weekend hoops schedule, 5-star Edwards update

It’s (basically) the weekend. We made it; let us rejoice. Before that, though, here’s a quick look at what’s going on around the ACC.


Saturday Hoops Schedule

  • No. 12 Virginia Tech at Clemson, 12 p.m. (ESPN 2)
  • Miami at No. 8 North Carolina, 12 p.m. (ACC Network Extra)
  • Boston College at Syracuse, 2 p.m. (ACC Network Extra)
  • NC State at Pittsburgh, 2 p.m. (ACC Network Extra)
  • No. 16 Louisville at No. 22 Florida State (ESPN 2)
  • No. 2 Duke at No. 3 Virginia (ESPN)

Sunday: Georgia Tech at Notre Dame (ESPN U)


2019 NFL Combine list unveiled

The NFL released the list for the prospects invited to the 2019 draft combine, which will take place in Indianapolis, starting in late February. In total, 338 prospects were invited to the event, including several notable ACC players: Ryan Finley, Daniel Jones, Greg Dortch, Kelvin Harmon, Austin Bryant and Clelin Ferrell.


Wooden Award: Late Season Update

The John R. Wooden Award has released its late-season watch list update, which includes 20 players. Duke and Virginia are two of the four programs with multiple representatives on the list. In total, five ACC players were named to the update:

  • Zion Williamson, Duke
  • R.J. Barrett, Duke
  • Kyle Guy, Virginia
  • De’Andre Hunter, Virginia
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker


5-star Edwards cancels FSU visit

It appeared as though Florida State was still in the running, earlier this week, for 5-star wing Anthony Edwards; however, the blue-chip recruit has cancelled his scheduled official visit. It appears as though he will sign with UGA next Monday.

Edwards was expected to visit North Carolina, too, but recently cancelled that visit as well.


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