Stories to follow in the ACC basketball season
-- The talented (on paper) Yellow Jackets: With a strong starting lineup, can Georgia Tech live up to the preseason hype?
-- Knocking off the champ: The conference is more wide open given the talent UNC lost to the NBA draft.
-- The Bennett effect: How many rungs can Sylven Landesberg and Virginia climb in Tony Bennett's first season at the helm?
-- Replacing stars: Boston College (Tyrese Rice), Florida State (Toney Douglas) and Miami (Jack McClinton) must find new sources of point production to avoid major drop-offs.