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Nolan Smith, Georgia State Playoffs, And That Gators Fan At Braves-Blue Jays: Around The Perimeter

ACC: Nolan Smith was named the 2011 ACC Player of the Year, with Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets guard Iman Shumpert making the all-conference second-team. Harrison Barnes is your very obvious Rookie of the Year, and Roy Williams takes home Coach of the Year honors. But we're here to talk about an ex-Tar Heel.

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Larry Drew Jr., son of the Atlanta Hawks head coach, is now rapping about leaving UNC.

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High school championships: Georgia basketball semifinals are right around the corner. We've got schedule and bracket previews, and SB Nation's High School March Madness hub has a rundown of the Peach State's many basketball-nook counties and a story on Milton boys coach David Boyd and Greater Atlanta girls coach Cal Boyd, who are out to become the first Georgia coaches in a half-century to win state titles.

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Braves: In case you haven't seen it by now, Deadspin shared an outstanding photo of a Florida Gators fan one-handing a foul ball without spilling his Red Stripe or even appearing to look at where the ball was.

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Hawks: Peachtree Hoops journalism'd a photo of a Kobe Bryant jersey on sale at Philips Arena, while The Basketball Jones investigates which Miami Heat players were most likely to have been crying in the locker room.

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This has been your daily-ish circling of the Atlanta sports blogosphere and more. If you have anything that belongs here next time, holler. To ride with us again tomorrow or so, follow @SBNAtlanta on Twitter.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.