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.
Kevin Keatts on free-throw disparity: "I guess we've just got to stop fouling. We have to find a way."
— Pack Pride (@PackPride) January 25, 2019
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.
Also, final score 73-53.
Syracuse shoots 14 of 30 from 3 and also gets 22 assists on 26 made field goals.
— Donna Ditota (@DonnaDitota1) January 25, 2019
4 ACC commits named to McDonald’s All-American rosters
- 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.
BREAKING: Kendall Hinton set to return to Wake Forest for what will be his senior season. Will play wide receiver, and competition at the slot just became intense. Great news for the Deac. Big time playmaker https://t.co/UTAZpU9EFI
— Les Johns (@Les_Johns) January 24, 2019
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.
2019 Garnet & Gold Spring Game
— FSU Football (@FSUFootball) January 24, 2019