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Coach K’s bid for 1,000th win headlines this week in the ACC

Notre Dame guard Jerian Grant drives the lane in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Miami Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in South Bend, Ind.  (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

A look at things to watch this week in the Atlantic Coast Conference:

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UNC Asheville races by Coastal Carolina, 75-65

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Andrew Rowsey scored 17 points and added five assists to lead UNC Asheville to a 75-65 victory over Coastal Carolina 75-65 on Thursday night.

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AP: Jeff Gordon decided last year to leave NASCAR after ’15

In this July 27, 2014, file photo, Jeff Gordon celebrates after winning the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Gordon says he will retire as a full-time  driver after 2015 season. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

Jeff Gordon, with a nagging back injury, a young family he wanted to spend more time with and a phenom waiting in the wings at Hendrick Motorsports, knew midway through last season that he had one more year in him.

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2 ex-UNC athletes sue school, NCAA over academic failures

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Two former University of North Carolina athletes have filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, saying neither is doing enough to ensure athletes receive a quality education.

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No. 15 UNC beats Wake Forest 87-71 for 4th straight win

North Carolina's J.P. Tokoto, left, and Wake Forest's Madison Jones, right, chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Kennedy Meeks scored 12 of his 16 points after halftime to help No. 15 North Carolina pull away and beat Wake Forest 87-71 on Wednesday night.

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