By R.L. Bynum
CHARLOTTE — It’s ACC Tipoff week, and you can stream all press conferences on ACC Network Extra (ESPN3).
The event is being held at The Westin Charlotte, with the women’s players and coaches talking with the media on Tuesday and the men’s players and coaches taking their turn on Wednesday.
The press conference for Coach Courtney Banghart and juniors Deja Kelly and Kennedy Todd-Williams will start at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Coach Hubert Davis and players Armando Bacot, RJ Davis and Caleb Love will appear at the men’s press conference at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Carolina is the only ACC men’s team that will have three players at ACC Tipoff. Each of the rest of the men’s teams will only have two players appear.
All of those Tar Heels are likely to also appear at some point on ACC Network, which will have nine hours of coverage each day, starting at 8 a.m.
A forum featuring ACC commissioner Jim Phillips will air on ACC Network at 8:30 Wednesday morning. Phillips is also scheduled to appear on ACCN at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The host for ACCN’s coverage of ACC Tipoff on both days will be Kelsey Riggs. Former Clemson player Kelly Gramlich and former N.C. State player Debbie Antonelli will join her for women’s coverage on Tuesday. Former UNC star Joel Berry II and former Louisville star Luke Hancock will work with her on Wednesday’s men’s coverage.
Wes Durham, ESPN college basketball analyst Seth Greenberg and the “ACC PM” trio of Mark Packer, former UNC defensive back Tre Boston and Taylor Tannebaum will contribute to the coverage.
Here is the Tuesday women’s press conference schedule: 8 a.m. Clemson, 8:30 a.m. Louisville, 9 a.m. UNC; 9:30 a.m. Virginia Tech, 10 a.m. Florida State, 10:30 a.m. N.C. State, 11 a.m. Georgia Tech, 11:30 a.m. Boston College, 12:30 p.m. Virginia, 1 p.m. Wake Forest, 2 p.m. Duke, 2:30 p.m. Syracuse, 3 p.m. Miami, 3:30 p.m. Notre Dame and 4 p.m. Pittsburgh.
After Phillips’ press conference Wednesday, here is the men’s schedule: 9:30 Louisville, 10 a.m. Florida State, 10:30 a.m. Pittsburgh, 11 a.m. Virginia Tech, 11:30 a.m. Syracuse, noon Georgia Tech, 12:30 p.m. Duke, 1 p.m. Miami, 1:30 p.m. Boston College, 2 p.m. Virginia, 2:30 p.m. N.C. State, 3 p.m. Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m. UNC, 4 p.m. Clemson and 4:30 p.m. Wake Forest.
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