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ACC Daily Links, Jan. 23

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 11:53pm
By: Harrison Chabinsky

Boston College

Eric Avidon takes a look at the Eagles' 2014 football schedule.  Steve Addazio will have his hands full with a lineup of home games featuring USC, Louisville, and Clemson. They will also be on the road against the defending champion Seminoles.

Clemson

The Orange Bowl champs will have arguably the toughest first two road games in 2014. Their first game of the season has them taking on the Georgia Bulldogs in Athens. Their third has them opening up ACC play in Tallahassee, visiting Florida State. 

Duke

Jabari Parker scored 17 points and added 15 rebounds, as the Devils dominated Miami and earned their first true road win of the season. Laura Keeley believes the football team has a good shot at defending the Coastal Division, as the schedule turned out quite favorably for Duke.

Florida State

Backup QB Jacob Coker could be returning home. Coker was released from his scholarship and has already hosted Alabama Head Coach, Nick Saban for an in-home visit. Bud Elliot takes a look at the Seminoles' 2014 football schedule that feautures a great home slate.

Georgia Tech

The Yellow Jackets tried to be smarter about scheduling their out-of-conference opponents for the 2014 football season. In hoops news, SB Nation takes a look at former Georgia Tech players in the NBA.

Maryland

There is no new scheduling news for the new addition to the Big Ten. However, there is some football news. Recently hired Offensive Line Coach Dave DeGugliemo will be leaving the program to pursue a job with the New England Patriots. 

Miami

The Canes' zone defense slowed Duke down a little, but not long enough. They suffered a 67-46 defeat in front NBA superstar spectators Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, and Dwyane Wade. 

North Carolina

Defensive end Kareem Martin wants to continue the legacy of UNC lineman taken in the first round of the NFL Draft. Martin totaled 11.5 sacks for the Heels last season, and is currently projected as a first- or second-round pick. 

N.C. State

Ralston Turner stepped up by scoring a career-high 23 points in a surprising victory over Maryland. With ACC leading scorer, T.J. Warren out with an ankle injury, the Pack needed someone to step up. Alex Prewitt reviews how Turner was able to step up and get open shots all night long. 

Notre Dame

Bloomberg announced that Notre Dame's recent Under Armour apparel deal is the largest in college history. The deal is reported to be for 10 years and $90 million. Chicago Tribune looks back and breaks down the Irish's recent two-point loss to FSU. 

Pittsburgh

The Panthers look to have a tough 2014 football schedule, as eight out of their twelve opponents competed in bowl games last year. The hoops team remains in the hunt for the ACC crown with Syracuse and Duke.  

Syracuse

Orange freshman Tyler Ennis and senior C.J. Fair were named to the top 25 Wooden Award Watch List.  The football team has a lot of difficult matchups in 2014. They will host defending champs FSU, as well as first-year ACC member Louisville. Their schedule also includes a game with Notre Dame at MetLife Stadium. 

Virginia

How do two five-star recruits land with a football team that went 2-10 last season? Jeremy Crabtree investigates how a dream can be used to recuit great talent nowadays. 

Virginia Tech

There will be no Black Friday shopping for Hokie or Cavalier fans this year. The two face off with each other the Friday after Thanksgiving this year at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg. VT fell to Wake Forest in basketball Wednesday night. 

Wake Forest

The visiting Deacons took down the Hokies 83-77. Travis McKie scored 24 points, while Codi Miller-McIntyre added 20 points and 10 assists for Wake Forest. The football team was given its 2014 schedule, which will be its first season under head coach Dave Clawson.