The Daily Roundup: Tuesday
Getting your mind right:
A stinging defense: Carver puts handcuffs on Parkland, clinches tie for title: Jacket Pride!!! Congrats to Coach Keith Wilkes and the boys from the old high school!!!
NCAA to Schools: Trim Sports Spending :"When the NCAA set out to improve graduation rates among student-athletes, it established national standards and penalties for teams that didn't comply. Shifting the focus from academics to finances required a much more hands-off approach."
AP Interview: DA says he must prosecute Duke lacrosse case
Dascenzo: Believe in Deacons, Santa Claus :"While wondering if anything's possible -- and that it's always wise to never say never, and to always tell a kid there is a Santa Claus -- here's what you really need to know about Wake Forest's 7-1 football team:
Andrew Jones of the Wilmington Star: First Quarter Woes Hurting Wolfpack: "N.C. State led Appalachian State 9-0 midway through the first quarter in a season-opening 23-10 victory two months ago."
Steve Ellis of the Tallahassee Democrat- QB change won't solve everything »
The Conference Headlines:
From our good friends at StateFansNation:
Getting Nasty Out There for A Coach
Suiter Notices Comments
UCLA Coaches “Feeling the Heat”
Trestman Follow-up x3
Technician: Something Has To Change
Get over there!!!!!
The Great Omar Kelly's Hurricanes Blog - Who Stops the Freefall? "I'm ashamed to admit to U folks I don't have any answers to the perplexing..." Get over there!!!!!!
ACC weekly awards go to Ore, Albert
UNC Coaching Search
Baddour says UNC's search for coach is on :" Tar Heels' AD says job has drawn 'a lot of interest'."
Kragthorpe states no interest in UNC:"Tulsa coach says he doesn't want to replace Bunting. Scratch Tulsa's Steve Kragthorpe -- but not necessarily West Virginia's Rich Rodriguez -- from North Carolina's wish list to replace John Bunting as football coach. " That should tell you something when a young guy at a mid major school has no interest in Chapel Hill. Pretty poor state of things, Dickie B.
UP AGAINST AN ODD BREED :"With an opponent like coach Chuck Amato's N.C. State Wolfpack, there's no telling what Georgia Tech's in for. For some reason, the Wolfpack excels against Top 25 teams, but plays down to lesser opponents."
Undersized is the right size on Tech's lines: "Darryl Richard epitomized the label "big man on campus" when he arrived at Georgia Tech three years ago. At 6-foot-4 and 315 pounds, he looked like a defensive tackle who could play for Woody Hayes' Ohio State teams or those of Tom Osborne at Nebraska."
Bowl-eligible Tech aims higher
Analysts praise Tech's recruiting
From the Boston Globe- Deacons left the doubters in their wake:"Predicted to finish last in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Atlantic Division in a preseason media poll, Wake Forest has defied the odds by reaching this point of the season with a 7-1 record (3-1 in the conference) and a No. 22 ranking in the Associated Press Top 25."
Deacons might turn receiver into runner
Eagles enjoy taste of success:"Boston College football coach Tom O'Brien always has stressed October as being an important month."
Tech's Shuman could come back
Tigers’ ACC shot needs a lucky carom:"Clemson’s division title hopes are still alive, but some good fortune — and a couple key losses — are needed"
Loss puts passing game under scrutiny:"If Clemson wins the next three games then tacks on another in a bowl, the loss at Virginia Tech last week probably won't seem like much more than a scraped knee."
Proctor’s job still safe :"Bowden, Spence will not switch QBs; Hunter expected back against Terps."
Lee to start for FSU vs. Cavs:"An hour was all the notice quarterback Xavier Lee had before making his first start at Florida State. He has the rest of the week to think about start No. 2."
Special teams part of problem for FSU »
Thaxton losing concussion battle »
Va. Tech will test UM linebackers :"As problematic as the play of Miami's linebackers was in the Hurricanes' 30-23 loss to Georgia Tech, the injury-riddled unit's success will be more critical against Virginia Tech, which has a power rushing attack that features Branden Ore. "
Will Freeman get a chance to start for Canes?: "WRIGHT OR FREEMAN? As the season progresses and the chance of Miami playing for the Atlantic Coast Conference title becomes less likely, coach Larry Coker has been confronted with the question of whether to stick with starting quarterback Kyle Wright or, as one reporter put it Sunday, make a change to backup Kirby Freeman just ``for the sake of change.'' "
Jeers and cheers for Franklin
Slumping Wolfpack seeks solutions :"The Pack's 14-7 loss at Virginia on Saturday included only one turnover, but nine penalties. It was State's third consecutive defeat, leaving many Wolfpack fans wondering if this season can be salvaged."
Wolfpack's Amato speaks up after loss
Amato, staff seeking ways to get Wolfpack's offense jump-started
Duke's Eli Nichols thought his playing days may be finished by an injury, but that wasn't the case "For a moment, Duke nose guard Eli Nichols feared that his career was over. But as it turned out, Nichols' month wasn't even over."
ACC Basketball News:
Q&A with Maryland coach Gary Williams: "Since winning the NCAA title in 2002, Maryland has slumped badly, failing to reach the NCAA tournament the past two years. Coach Gary Williams remains frustrated about being left out of the NCAA field last season and has an experienced team attempting to restore the program's success in 2006-07. "
Knicks, Brown Reach Settlement :"Larry Brown and the New York Knicks reached a settlement on the remainder of the fired coach's contract Monday night, a week before NBA commissioner David Stern was expected to rule on the dispute."
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