FSU handled Northern Illinois in the Orange Bowl last night as most people expected they would. The Seminoles win gave the ACC a respectable 4-2 record in bowl games. On the basketball court Maryland and Clemson both won easily in their final non-conference matchup before conference play begins on Saturday. Maryland's bench outscored IUPUI's bench 43-2 in their 81-63 win. Clemson was led by Adonis Filer who was 7-7 from the floor and 4-4 from 3 point range as he finished with 21 points. Clemson won 92-51 over The Citadel. Links to both box scores are below.
Tonight, the ACC has 5 teams in action. Miami faces the tougest opponent in #52 (Pomeroy) La Salle, while Duke takes on #80 Davidson, Wake Forest takes on #94 Xavier, FSU takes on #168 Auburn, and Georgia Tech faces #292 Chattanooga. Previews and Game Sim predictions for those games are below.