ACC Operation Basketball Scheduled for Wednesday, October 29


The ACC Digital Network will have live coverage presented by New York Life of the 53rd Men’s Basketball media event in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( – The Atlantic Coast Conference will host the 53rd annual Operation Basketball on Wednesday, October 29, at the Charlotte Westin Hotel.

All 15 ACC men’s basketball head coaches will be in attendance, as well as select student-athletes from each institution.

Student-athlete interviews are scheduled from 9 a.m. until noon. The media and players luncheon is set from noon until 1:10 p.m., followed by ACC Commissioner John Swofford’s annual basketball forum from 1:10 until 1:50. Head coaches’ interviews will take place from 2:13 through 5:30 p.m. The ACC Digital Network will stream live coverage presented by New York Life on from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

In addition to the day’s scheduled activities at the Westin, the ACC’s head coaches will take part in interview and photo sessions at Charlotte’s ESPNU studios on Wednesday morning. The student-athletes will take part in the ESPNU sessions on Wednesday afternoon.

The following student-athletes from ACC schools are scheduled to attend:
Boston College – Olivier Hanlan, Dennis Clifford
Clemson – Rod Hall, Landry Nnoki
Duke – Quinn Cook, Amile Jefferson
Florida State – Aaron Thomas, Montay Brandon
Georgia Tech – Marcus Georges-Hunt, Corey Heyward
Louisville – Montrezl Harrell, Wayne Blackshear
Miami – Angel Rodriguez, Sheldon McClellan
North Carolina – Marcus Paige, Brice Johnson
NC State – Ralston Turner, Kyle Washington
Notre Dame – Pat Connaughton, Jerian Grant
Pitt – Cameron Wright, James Robinson
Syracuse – Rakeem Christmas, Trevor Cooney
Virginia – Malcolm Brogdon, Darion Atkins
Virginia Tech – Adam Smith, Will Johnston
Wake Forest – Codi Miller-McIntyre, Aaron Rountree III

The Schedule of Events is as follows:

Wednesday, October 29; Charlotte Westin Hotel

9:00 am-Noon Player Interviews 

Noon-1:10 pm  Media/Players Luncheon.

1:10 pm-1:50 pm  Commissioner Swofford Forum

2:13 pm-5:30 pm  Coaches Interviews

Those wishing to follow the day’s events  may do so via the ACC’s official social media platforms: on Twitter: @theACC and @ACCMBB and by using the hashtags #ACCmediaday and #ACCtakeover.

Fans can submit questions to the “Twitter Takeover” by using #ACCTakeover  hashtag or tweeting @ACCMBB.

Additionally, content can also be viewed by following @accpix on Instagram and ACCpix on Snapchat.