There is no conference where it is easier NOT to be overlooked than the ACC. Win in that conference and you will get deference like no other. And rightfully so. The ACC is basketball is in actuality what the SEC thinks it is football.
there are no mall records (or any records for that matter) to definitively prove those allegations that he was banned. However, it appears a couple of cops and some other members of the legal community are sources of the “rumors.”