Archive - Oct 2011
Over the years, we've all come to expect a certain standard of competition, talent and excitement from the Atlantic Coast Conference. The 2011-2012 season will be no different. Though North Carolina and Duke are on another level compared to their in-conference counterparts, everybody else is pretty much evenly matched and as we all know, upsets are immanent. Intense rivalries, high-level prospects and legendary coaches make up the most intriguing conference in the nation.
North Carolina Tar Heels
Threat of lawsuit brings bonus repayment from John Calipari, R.C. Johnson, donation from Derrick Rose
2011/12 Payroll: $72.4 million
2011/12 (Projected) NBA Salary Cap: $54 million
Roughly: $17.2 million over cap