Tag Archives: Virginia Tech

Hi, my name is…ACC edition

3 Nov

Virginia's K.T. Harrell could be an emerging star in the ACC this season. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The ACC has stars at the top of the league and two of the best programs in the nation in Duke and Carolina. We knew that. What about the guys we don’t know much about? Here are five players in the conference that you should keep your eyes on. Continue reading

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Early? Yes. But 5-star Troy Williams says two stand out.

31 Jul

Troy Williams says two local schools stand out. (PHOT: Kelly Kline)

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

ORLANDO – One of the top players for the vaunted Boo Williams squad is small forward Troy Williams. He is ranked as the number 6 player overall player in the class of 2013 by ESPN and it’s easy to see why he’s rated that high. Continue reading

Peach Jam: Williams more than his name sake

14 Jul

Troy Williams says he is getting annoyed by the national attention he is receiving. (PHOTO: Kelly Kline)

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

N. AUGUSTA, S.C. – Boo Williams picked up their first win of the 2011 EYBL Peach Jam Finals on Wednesday morning.  It was actually quite strange to find the usually successful AAU organization sitting at the bottom of Pool B with a 0-2 record.  If anybody on the current U-17 team knew how important it was to get a win, it’s Boo’s nephew, Troy Williams. Continue reading

Schools starting to line up for Anthony Barber

18 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

When coaches could class of 2013 prospects this week, Boo Williams point guard Anthony Barber knew his phone would be ringing a lot.

“I kept the phone charged up,” Barber said with a laugh.

Smart move, kid. The 6-foot-2 guard from Hampton (Va.) High School is one of the most sought after point guards in the country. Continue reading

Ranking the ACC/Big Ten Challenge games

14 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The ACC-Big Ten Challenge was last month and truth be told, the match-ups are not the most enticing as they have been in year’s past.

The talent in the middle isn’t as a strong as it has been for both conferences. Because of that, the overall challenge doesn’t jump out as a must-see series.

Everyone loves rankings. So why not rank the games from worst to first in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge? Continue reading

The future: ACC

10 May

Austin Rivers was once a Florida commit. Now he's a potential one-and-done player for Duke.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The ACC is no stranger to landing big-time talent. This year is no different. Some of the nation’s top players are headed to the usual places in the ACC. Who are the top players? Who are the biggest sleepers? Who is most likely to be a bust? The National Hoops Report tackles those questions. Continue reading