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ACC Roundup

In Saturday ACC action, Boston College and N.C. State tangle, Tech takes on
Clemson, and Miami and Wake tussle for the chance to stay out of last place
(we know Miami is 1-0, but we're thinking long term here).

Atlantic Coast Conference
<!a href="" target=_top>Clemson 1-0 15-0
<!a href="" target=_top>Virginia 1-0 9-3
<!a href="" target=_top>Virginia
1-0 10-4
<!a href="" target=_top>Boston
1-0 9-4
<!a href="" target=_top>Miami
1-0 8-7
<!a href="" target=_top>Duke 0-0 13-1
<!a href="" target=_top>North
0-0 13-1
<!a href="" target=_top>Maryland 0-1 14-2
<!a href="" target=_top>Florida
0-1 12-3
<!a href="" target=_top>Georgia
0-1 11-3
<!a href="" target=_top>North
Carolina State
0-1 10-4
<!a href="" target=_top>Wake
0-1 8-5

Clemson is the big story here: win this one and go to 16-0. At
2-0 in the conference, they'd have to absolutely collapse not to get in the
tournament this year. It's a very impressive start, and Clemson fans
should be excited. Oliver Purnell is in position to deliver in a big
way. However, as Dean Smith often pointed out, when an injury or suspension takes a player out, the team frequently plays at an elevated level the next game.

Normally, we'd take B.C. over State. But B.C. has been struggling with
injuries lately, and they have had some tough games lately. In State's
case, they've struggled with depth and injuries all season, so maybe it's a
question of who's adapted more thoroughly. Might be State.

Miami and Wake is somewhat of a dog. We'll take Wake, only because the
guys there have some idea of what it's like to win. At least some of them

Here's a good bit of news: Kay
Yow may return to the court soon
. Apparently her doctors see
significant progress after chemotherapy. This is her third bout with
cancer; you'd think it would give up. She's one tough woman.