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Tuned in: ACC looks for boost with 2019 launch of TV channel

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When Atlantic Coast Conference teams open the season this week, their games will air on several television platforms, from ABC and Fox to ESPNU and the CBS Sports Network.

A year from now, that list will also include the ACC's own channel.

The AP Top 25 Poll

Poll Release: Oct 22
(###) Number of first place votes
RankteamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Kansas (37)31-81,5814
2Kentucky (19)26-111,52918
3Gonzaga (1)32-51,4618
4Duke (4)29-81,4529
5Virginia (2)31-31,2861
6Tennessee (1)26-91,26813
7Nevada29-81,23024
8North Carolina26-111,22110
9Villanova (1)36-41,0852
10Michigan State30-51,0245
11Auburn26-897419
12Kansas State25-12922-
13West Virginia26-1167815
14Oregon23-13638-
15Virginia Tech21-12630-
16Syracuse23-14620-
17Florida State23-12530-
18Mississippi State25-12451-
19Michigan33-84377
20TCU21-12311-
21UCLA21-12297-
22Clemson25-1026820
23LSU18-15187-
24Purdue30-717011
25Washington21-13165-

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NC State G Beverly set for surgery after breaking left hand

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State says guard Braxton Beverly will have surgery on his broken left hand.

Team spokesman Craig Hammel said Monday that Beverly fractured his hand on Friday during practice and will have surgery Tuesday. Hammel did not say how much time Beverly is expected to miss, saying only that his status would be updated at a later date.

Beverly averaged 9.5 points and 3.9 assists in 31 games during his freshman season.

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