2021-22 ACC Tournament Predictions

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Championship Week is here. The ACC tournament tips off on Tuesday. For the second straight season, the usually mighty conference has been very disappointing. Heading into the conference tournament there are only three schools that I consider a lock for the big dance. There are four other teams that are on the bubble. That should […] READ MORE




Pandemic Profiles: Virginia Tech Basketball Has a Meaningful Season

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This summer, Last Word on Basketball looks to profile college basketball teams and their journey through a season played during a pandemic. Our previous installment took a look at UNC Asheville from the Big South. You can also check out prior installments, starting with Wofford. The final program in our series is Virginia Tech basketball. […] READ MORE


The Best ACC Basketball Programs in a Down Year

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In any given college basketball season, you can expect that the best conference in the country to be the ACC. This year though, the league is having a substantial down year. They only have three teams in the AP top 25, the highest-ranked of which No. 11 Florida State. The biggest ‘brands’ in the conference, […] READ MORE



Potential Breakout Players in the ACC

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The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is one of the strongest conferences in basketball annually. While it is loaded with young talent this year, there are some returning players with chances to have huge breakout seasons in the ACC. For clarification, freshmen have been left off this list. Potential Breakout Players in the ACC Wendell Moore […] READ MORE


Tre Jones 2020 NBA Draft Profile

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There are just a few short months before the NBA Draft begins, which means it is time to evaluate several college players. One of the best two-way guards in the nation is Duke Blue Devil sophomore Tre Jones. Tre Jones 2020 NBA Draft Profile College Career Tre Jones was part of the most heralded recruiting […] READ MORE