College Throwball

College Throwball:ACC Midseason Review

Conference Standings through fifteen weeks
()=National Rank
Tiebreaker Rules
1.Conference Record
2.Head to Head
3.Overall Record
4.National Rank
5.Eye Test

1.(1) North Carolina 19-0 (10-0) ACC
2.(5) Duke 17-2 (9-1) ACC
3.Virginia 12-4 (7-3) ACC
4.Miami 10-6 (6-5) ACC
5.Virginia Tech 8-8 (5-5) ACC
6.Georgia Tech 4-12 (3-8) ACC
7.Pittsburgh 2-14 (1-9) ACC

1.(10) NC State 14-2 (9-2) ACC
2.Florida State 11-5 (7-4) ACC
3.Wake Forest 11-5 (7-4) ACC
4.Syracuse 11-5 (8-4) ACC
5.Notre Dame 11-5 (8-4) ACC
6.Clemson 7-9 (5-7) ACC
7.Louisville 7-9 (5-7) ACC
8.Boston College 5-11 (3-7) ACC

Surprise Team:Florida State
Losing DeMarcus Paige was going to be a problem for the Seminoles but the way DeAndre Ayton has played as the main option has been great for FSU,leading them to second place in the Atlantic Standings.

Team that has underachieved:Duke
TN expected Duke to be the number one in the country but instead have handed it over to North Carolina with losses to North Carolina and Michigan State.

Team that has met expectations:NC State
NC State is the best team in Atlantic division (we predicted that),NC State lost to both Duke and North Carolina (we predicted that).

Surprise Player:Mitch Westcock,SF,NC State
The freshman wing is third in the ACC in scoring per game and has led NC State back to the promised land.

Player that has underachieved:Daryl Richardson,PG,Miami
Despite averaging thirty goals per game,Richardson hasn’t been as efficient going from 88% a year ago to just 35% through fifteen weeks in 2018.

Player that has met expectations:Manuel Wilkins,PG,Clemson
The Senior has done it year and year again,averaging thirty-five plus goals and ten plus assists every year for his tigers.

Midseason First Team All-ACC
G:Bryant House,PG,Duke (Senior (JUCO))
G:Cam Barber,SG,NC State (Junior)
F:Ian Donahue,SF,North Carolina
F:A.J. Norwood,PF,Notre Dame
C:A.J. Williams,C,Duke
Goalie:Willie Hughes,Goalie,North Carolina (Senior)

Midseason ACC Awards
Midseason Player of the Year:A.J. Williams,C,Duke (Junior)
Midseason Newcomer of the Year:co::Jack Goodwin,SF,Duke (Freshman);Mitch Westcock,SF,NC State (Freshman)
Midseason Coach of the Year:Mike Wilson,Head Coach,NC State (7th Year)

Teams projected in the NCAA Tournament in the ACC
1.North Carolina-1 Seed
5.Duke-2 Seed
10.NC State-3 Seed
Virginia-7 to 10 Seed
Florida State-7 to 10 Seed
Wake Forest-7 to 10 Seed
Syracuse-8 to 10 Seed
Notre Dame-8 to 10 Seed
Miami-8 to 10 Seed

Don’t worry,the American North’s is coming out tomorrow!!!

By Carter Huff

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