On July 1, 2013, the Atlantic Coast Conference celebrated its 61st birthday and grew to 15 schools when Notre Dame, Pittsburgh and Syracuse officially became members of the country’s most prestigious basketball conference. With the addition of the three schools, the ACC in 2013-14 will feature: Three of the five active Division I coaches that are in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame – Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski, North Carolina’s Roy Williams and Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim … when Louisville’s Rick Pitino joins the league’s coaching ranks in 2014-15, the ACC will have four of the five active Naismith Hall of Fame coaches...Read More
The Blue Devils (10-2, 6-2) nailed down the ACC Coastal Division title and their first 10-win season with Saturday’s road win over the Tar Heels. Redshirt freshman S DeVon Edwards returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown and intercepted a pass with 13 seconds remaining to seal the win for Duke. The game between neighboring rivals saw five lead changes, the final of which came on PK Ross Martin’s 27-yard field goal that put the Blue Devils in front to stay with 2:22 remaining in the game. Duke earned a spot opposite Florida State in this Saturday night’s Dr Pepper ACC Championship game at Charlotte, N.C.’s Bank of America Stadium. QB Anthony Boone threw for 274 yards and two touchdowns to WR Jamison Crowder to lead the Blue Devils’ offense...Read More
PK Brad Craddock converted his 17th field goal of the season when he hit from 43 yards midway through the first quarter in Saturday’s game against Boston College … Craddock’s 17th field goal is the most in a single season at Maryland since Dan Ennis had 17 in 2005, and it is tied for the sixth-highest single-season total in school history … When QB C.J. Brown hit WR Amba Etta-Tawo on a 33-yard pass for a touchdown to put the Terps ahead 17-10 in the third quarter vs...Read More
Duke 28, Wake Forest 21
The 25th-ranked Blue Devils (9-2, 5-2) secured their first nine-win season since 1941 and moved to within one win of the Coastal Division championship after overcoming an early 14-0 in Saturday’s ACC road game. WR Jamison Crowder had touchdown receptions of 10 and 58 yards on passes from QB Anthony Boone, who finished with three scoring passes on the day. DB Ross Cockrell’s interception on Wake Forest’s final drive preserved the victory. QB Tanner Price threw for one touchdown and ran for another to lead the Demon Deacons (4-7, 2-5), and SS Thomas Brown recovered and returned it 59 yards for the Demon Deacons’ first touchdown.
Pitt 17, Syracuse 16
The Panthers (6-5, 3-4) earned bowl eligibility with Saturday’s one-point road win...
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The Maryland Spotlight Report with Head Coach Randy Edsall on the upcoming game against Boston College
Boston College (6-4, 3-3 ACC) at Maryland (6-4, 2-4 ACC)
3:30 p.m.; RSN Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium (51,802)
- The Series: Boston College leads 7-3; Boston College leads 4-1 at home
- The Coaches: Steve Addazio: 6-4 (1st year) at Boston College; 19-15 (3rd year) overall Randy Edsall: 12-22 (3rd year) at Maryland; 86-92 (15th year) overall)
- Last week: Boston College def. NC State, 38-21; Maryland def. Virginia Tech, 27-24 (OT)
- Of note: Each team earned bowl eligibility with their wins last week … Now, Boston College seeks its third straight win in a series that began with a 1985 game at Foxboro, Mass...