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ACC Basketball Tweetable 2012-13 Previews

Doug BrodessCorrespondent IMay 31, 2012

ACC Basketball Tweetable 2012-13 Previews

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    In a world filled with texts and tweets, saying something significant in a few words is the standard.

    CBSSports.com college basketball blogger Jeff Borzello posted a Big 12 Conference Catchup that included a "team commentary in 140 characters or less."

    Since imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, I tip my hat to Jeff and offer 2012-13 ACC team-by-team previews that are 140 characters or less.

Boston College Eagles

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    BC (9-22, 4-12 ACC). Nowhere to go but up. All-ACC frosh Ryan Anderson returns to help the Eaglets learn to fly. Head Coach Steve Donahue needs to give Tom Crean a call.

Clemson Tigers

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    Brad Brownell will have the Tigers (16-15, 8-8 in ACC) ready to pounce, but from where will the points come? Devin Booker and Milton Jennings could be nasty down low.

Duke Blue Devils

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    Blue Devils (27-7, 13-3 ACC) have more senior experience than just about anyone in the country. Mason Plumlee's return makes a deep run in March Madness possible.

Florida State Seminoles

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    FSU (25-10, 12-4 ACC) will challenge for the league title. Could senior guard Michael Snaer be the first 'Nole to win the ACC POY award in school history? Possibly.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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    Tech (11-20, 4-12 ACC) may be better off without Glen Rice, Jr. Sad. Mfon Udofia is ready for a breakout senior season. Incoming PF Robert Carter will be special.

Maryland Terrapins

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    Maryland (17-15, 6-10 ACC) is regrouping. Terrell Stoglin’s exit changes dynamic of the team. If incoming frosh Shaquille Cleare is ready, watch for Terps to jump.

Miami Hurricanes

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    Miami (20-13, 9-7 ACC) has two of the best bigs in the league. 6-11 Kenny Kadji can do damage from the perimeter. 6-10 Reggie Johnson is a handful in the lane.

North Carolina Tar Heels

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    UNC (32-6, 14-2 ACC) loses four draft picks but will challenge for the league title. James Michael McAdoo will be a star. Frosh PG Marcus Paige can score in bunches.

North Carolina State Wolfpack

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    NC State (24-13, 9-7 ACC) has its best squad since the Jimmy V era. C.J. Leslie is ready for a monster season. Will be tough to keep the three freshmen off the court.

Virginia Cavaliers

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    Virginia (22-10, 9-7 ACC) will miss Mike Scott. The rest of the Cavaliers return to build off '11-12 success. Tony Bennett signed a fantastic 2012 recruiting class.

Virginia Tech Hokies

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    Virginia Tech (16-17, 4-12 ACC) lost big talent after Seth Greenberg's firing. Senior guard Erick Green (15.6 PPG) is ready to blow up. Hokies will struggle again.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons

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    Head coach Jeff Bzdelik will eventually be through cleaning house at Wake Forest (13-18, 4-12 ACC). C.J Harris and Travis McKie are back to lead the way.

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