Want to re-live Virginia’s 2018 ACC Tournament victory? ESPNU will give you that chance tonight (Tuesday) at 5 p.m. as they broadcast the special “Big City, Bright Lights: The 2018 New York Life ACC Tournament”.
The special will go behind the scenes of all the action at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, NY as the Hoos dominated the competition for their second ACC title since 2014. According to the ACC’s press release, the special will give fans access to, “...the locker room, outside into the team hallways and into postgame press conferences”.
Former UVA basketball superstar Corey Alexander narrates the hour-long show, and there’s something called the “ACC Confessional” that allows players and coaches to get thoughts out immediately after games.
On top of that, the special will focus on “human interest stories” such as:
...star center Ben Lammers balancing ACC basketball and Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech, and Florida State’s Terance Mann’s community outreach efforts in Tallahassee. Highlights also include father/son connections at Syracuse between assistant coach Adrian Autry Sr. and walk-on Adrian Autry Jr. and Wake Forest with Associate Head Coach Randolph Childress and Brandon Childress, a look at the journey of 7’ center Anas Mahmoud from Egypt to Louisville and how Clemson’s Gabe DeVoe went from man on the bench to team scoring leader.
Virginia, the top seed in the tournament, dominated Louisville and held off Clemson to earn a spot in the championship game. The Hoos and Heels played a hotly contested title game with Virginia emerging victorious thanks to 16 points from Kyle Guy.
If nothing else, Kyle Guy apparently has another chance to defend his “maybe” dunk, too:
Lmaoooo no question I dunked it y’all had me questioning it https://t.co/saXJFxIFBV— Kyle J Guy (@kylejguy5) June 5, 2018
If you miss the action tonight, don’t worry. The special will re-air twice on Wednesday, June 6 (4 p.m. and 10 p.m.) and Saturday, June 9 at 2 p.m.