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ACC Morning Linkfest 1/12

   Posted by WebMaster at  1/12/2012 7:44:05 AM  |  Follow us on Twitter: @scacchoops
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Two more adventures in patience and self-control for fans of ACC teams last night, and I've got a feeling we'll have a few more games like that this year.  In the early game, Maryland jumped out to a big lead only to see Wake Forest claw their way back into it.  It's not the first time Maryland has squandered a lead this season, but the Terps did hold on to defeat Wake Forest on Wednesday night.

In the 9 PM game, Georgia Tech showed their outing against Duke wasn't a fluke by absolutely outplaying NC State.  Everything seemed to go the Yellow Jackets way, shooting over 60% from 3, getting CJ Leslie and Richard Howell in foul trouble, Scott Wood couldn't make jumpshots, and Georgia Tech found a scoring balance that made them tough to stop.  Glen Rice Jr played exceptionally for the second straight game and may have turned a corner.  Rice has always showed moments of brilliance, but consistency has escaped him thus far in his career.  For NC State, it would be easy to chalk this one up as "not our night", but we did get a glimpse of what NC State looks like when their bench gets extended minutes and it wasn't pretty. 

On Thursday night, we have Clemson going to Boston College at 7 and Virginia visiting Duke at 9.  Check out our game preview links below.

 Team Conf Pct Overall Pct
 UNC  2-0  1.000  15-2  0.882
 Virginia  1-0  1.000  14-1  0.933
 Duke  1-0  1.000  13-2  0.867
 Clemson  1-0  1.000  9-6  0.600
 Maryland  1-1  0.500  11-4  0.733
 NC State  1-1  0.500  12-5  0.706
 FSU  1-1  0.500  10-6  0.625
 Wake Forest  1-1  0.500  10-6  0.625
 Georgia Tech  1-1  0.500  8-8  0.500
 Boston College  0-1  0.000  5-10  0.333
 Virginia Tech  0-2  0.000  11-5  0.688
 Miami  0-2  0.000  9-6  0.600

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Yesterday's Games

Matchup  
 Wake Forest 64 @ Maryland 70  Box
 Georgia Tech 82 @ NC State 71  Box

Today's Games

Time Matchup TV  
 7:00:00 PM  Clemson @ Boston College  ESPN/ESPN2  Preview
 9:00:00 PM  Virginia @ Duke  ESPN/ESPN2  Preview

 

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