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ACC Daily Digest, Jan. 25: 4 ACC commits named McDonald’s All-Americans, Hinton back to Wake, Thursday night hoops recap

Raise your hand if you’re glad it’s Friday. Enjoy the basketball this weekend, everyone.

 

Thursday Night Hoops Recap

On the road at Louisville, NC State fell without starting point guard Markell Johnson, 84-77. The Pack committed 23 turnovers — over 30 percent of its possessions. Louisville, led by Christen Cunningham, went 24-of-29 from the free throw line (82.8 FT%), too.

Elsewhere, in a dome: Syracuse won its third straight game — 73-53 over Miami. Inside the Carrier Dome, Syracuse splashed 14 3-pointers in one of its best offensive performances of the season: 1.24 points per possession. Miami’s pick-and-roll attack never got going against Cuse’s zone: 0.9 points per possession.

 

4 ACC commits named to McDonald’s All-American rosters

The 2019 McDonald’s All-American rosters were announced this week. Of the 24 player selected for the boys rosters, four are already ACC commits. More could soon follow, too.

  • Armando Bacot, UNC
  • Wendell Moore, Duke
  • Vernon Carey, Jr., Duke
  • Samuell Williamson, Louisville

 

Kendall Hinton will return to Wake for the 2019 season

Wake Forest football received some excellent news on Thursday: veteran playmaker Kendall Hinton will return for his senior season. At one point in his career, Hinton was Wake’s starting quarterback, but he moved to wide received in 2018 — six catches for 61 yards and 22 carries for 167 yards and two touchdowns.

 

Florida State Football: Big visit and spring game set

The Florida State football program announced when its annual spring game will take place: April 6.

 

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