The Resource ACC basketball: : the story of the rivalries, traditions, and scandals of the first two decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference, J. Samuel Walker, (electronic resource)

ACC basketball: : the story of the rivalries, traditions, and scandals of the first two decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference, J. Samuel Walker, (electronic resource)

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ACC basketball: : the story of the rivalries, traditions, and scandals of the first two decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference
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ACC basketball:
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the story of the rivalries, traditions, and scandals of the first two decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference
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J. Samuel Walker
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eng
Summary
Since the inception of the Atlantic Coast Conference, intense rivalries, legendary coaches, gifted players, and fervent fans have come to define the league's basketball history. In ACC Basketball, J. Samuel Walker traces the traditions and the dramatic changes that occurred both on and off the court during the conference's rise to a preeminent position in college basketball between 1953 and 1972.Walker vividly re-creates the action of nail-biting games and the tensions of bitter recruiting battles without losing sight of the central off-court questions the league wrestled with during these two decades. As basketball became the ACC's foremost attraction, conference administrators sought to field winning teams while improving academic programs and preserving academic integrity. The ACC also adapted gradually to changes in the postwar South, including, most prominently, the struggle for racial justice during the 1960s. ACC Basketball is a lively, entertaining account of coaches' flair (and antics), players' artistry, a major point-shaving scandal, and the gradually more evenly matched struggle for dominance in one of college basketball's strongest conferences
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Midwest
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Walker, J. Samuel
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796.04/30975
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Atlantic Coast Conference
  • College sports
  • Electronic books
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adult
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ACC basketball: : the story of the rivalries, traditions, and scandals of the first two decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference, J. Samuel Walker, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11718601
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MWT11718601
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1 online resource
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MWT11718601
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ACC basketball: : the story of the rivalries, traditions, and scandals of the first two decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference, J. Samuel Walker, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11718601
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11718601
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11718601
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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