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ACC Morning Linkfest 11/29

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The ACC managed a split in the ACC/B1G Challenge after going 4-2 on Wednesday night.  Virginia, Miami, Boston College, and Duke all managed impressive wins.  Georgia Tech led Illinois most of the game before falling apart late after Mfon Udofia suffered an ankle injury.  Clemson struggled early against Purdue.  The Tigers learned before the game that they would be playing without Milton Jennings who is suspended indefinitely after being arrested on drug charges.

The marquee game of the night was Duke's 73-68 win over Ohio State.  The Blue Devils went into half down 8 points after Ohio State nearly doubled up Duke in field goal attempts due to their dominance on the offensive glass.  In the second half, Duke's guards woke up and Duke managed to even up the rebounding totals enough to give themselves a chance.  Check out the full recap of the game here.

Miami showed the potential that had me glowing about the Hurricanes coming into the season. The Canes defeated Michigan State 67-59.  The good news for Jim Larranaga is that he now has video he can show his team to show them the effort level expected.  The question is whether or not Larranaga can consistently get that level of play out of this team. 

Virginia also picked up a big win at Wisconsin thanks in large part to Joe Harris.  Harris finished with 22 points, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds and made all of the big plays for the Cavaliers.  Jontel Evans was also back on the floor for UVA, but Teven Jones continues to impress Virginia fans with his energy in defense. 

Boston College defeated Penn State 73-61 behind 22 points from Olivier Hanlan.  The Eagles were coming off a really bad loss to Bryant, but were impressive from behind the 3 point arc making 8-18.

Virginia/Wisconsin Highlights

Clemson/Purdue Highlights

Miami/Michigan State Highlights

Georgia Tech/Illinois Highlights

Boston College/Penn State Highlights

Duke/Ohio State Highlights

 Team Conf Pct Overall Pct
 Duke  0-0  1.000  7-0  1.000
 Virginia Tech  0-0  1.000  6-0  1.000
 Maryland  0-0  1.000  5-1  0.833
 Miami  0-0  1.000  4-1  0.800
 UNC  0-0  1.000  5-2  0.714
 Virginia  0-0  1.000  5-2  0.714
 NC State  0-0  1.000  4-2  0.667
 FSU  0-0  1.000  4-2  0.667
 Georgia Tech  0-0  1.000  4-2  0.667
 Clemson  0-0  1.000  4-2  0.667
 Wake Forest  0-0  1.000  3-3  0.500
 Boston College  0-0  1.000  3-4  0.429

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Yesterday's Games

Matchup  
 Virginia 60 @ Wisconsin 54  Box
 Purdue 73 @ Clemson 61  Box
 Michigan State 59 @ Miami 67  Box
 Georgia Tech 62 @ Illinois 75  Box
 Boston College 73 @ Penn State 61  Box
 Ohio State 68 @ Duke 73  Box

 

 

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