ACC Daily Digest: John Currie to replace Ron Wellman as Wake AD, UVA at Syracuse, Dexter Lawrence injury

There’s just one more week left in the ACC basketball regular season schedule, which is wild. To get you caught up on the weekend news and what’s ahead, check out today’s daily digest.


Wellman to retire, Currie to replace him as Wake Forest AD

In case you missed it: Late Saturday night news broke that Wake Forest director of athletics Ron Wellman will retire. His replacement is set, too: John Currie, a Wake Forest alum who ran athletics departments at Kansas State and Tennessee.

Wellman has spent the last 27 years at Wake Forest.


Sunday: ACC Hoops scores

  • Louisville snaps out of its funk, defeats Notre Dame 75-61
    • Jordan Nwora: 20 points, 11 rebounds, 1 block
    • Malik Williams: 16 points, 13 rebounds, 1 block
    • John Mooney: 22 points, 13 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals
    • Points per possession
      • Louisville: 1.12
      • Notre Dame: 0.91

  • Georgia Tech outlasts Boston College in overtime win, 81-78
    • Jose Alvarado: 21 points, 3 3-pointers, 4 assists
    • Michael Devoe: 20 points, 4 3-pointers, 4 assists
    • Ky Bowman: 45 minutes, 18 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 blocks, 1 steal
    • Nik Popovic: 24 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 1 block
    • Points per possession
      • Georgia Tech: 1.21
      • Boston College: 1.16


Big Monday Basketball

  • No. 2 Virginia at Syracuse, 7 p.m. (ESPN)


NFL Combine: Clemson’s Dexter Lawrence injures leg

After posting an excellent time in the 40-yard dash (5.05 seconds), Clemson DL Dexter Lawrence appeared to suffer a left leg injury. It was later reported as a minor left quad strain; he’s expected to be fine and participate later this month in Clemson’s pro day (March 14).


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