#watchACC Weekend Edition, September 21-23

Sept. 21, 2012


NESN will be airing "ACC All Access" at 2 p.m. Tune in for a discussion of the ACC's QB talent, FLORIDA STATE's Chris Thompson make a recovery and a preview of MIAMI at GEORGIA TECH.




The ACCDN on YouTube will have its innaugural stream, providing coverage as VIRGINIA TECH takes on MARYLAND at 7:30 p.m. The Terps are coming off of a win over previously unbeaten No. 17 NC State and lead the ACC in goals (21), assists (21) and points (63). Check out "Beyond the ACCtion" for more on this game.

Fox Soccer Channel will be airing VIRGINIA at NORTH CAROLINA at 7 p.m. Expect a close game as six of Virginia’s seven matches have been either a tie or decided by one goal. The Tar Heels are coming off a week of rest and have not lost at home since a 3-0 defeat to Akron on Sept. 3, 2010, a streak of 31 home wins.

NC STATE visits CLEMSON at 7 p.m. only on TigerCast. The Tigers lead the overall series 32-14-7 (15-6-5 at Clemson) and have won the last three meetings between the two squads.




It's a Tobacco Road battle as No. 1 NORTH CAROLINA visits No. 19 DUKE for a 6 p.m. tilt, and GoDuke.com is your source for live coverage. The conference rivals last met in the 2011 ACC Championship game where North Carolina earned the victory 2-1. The Tar Heels lead the overall series 67-10-1.


More conference action as No. 4 MARYLAND visits No. 14 WAKE FOREST. WakeForestSports.com will be bringing you all the action form the 1 p.m. match. The Terps are coming off of a thrilling come-from-behind win over No. 18 Boston College where they scored seven straight goals after trailing 3-0. Maryland owns the all-time series 27-11, including victories over Wake Forest for the 2008 and 2006 NCAA titles.


The 19th-ranked BLUE DEVILS host nonconference opponent 15th-ranked Michigan State at 1 p.m. on GoDuke.com. Duke leads the overall series with Michigan State 5-3-0. Last time the teams faced each other in 2010, The Spartans got the 1-0 victory even though the Blue Devils dominated in both the shots (16-5) and corners columns (8-2). 

Number 11 Stanford travels across the country for a 1 p.m. matchup aginast No. 1 NORTH CAROLINA and ESPN3 will be streaming live. Although the Tar Heels have occupied the top spot of the national poll for the last three weeks, the Stanford has reason to be confident; the Cardinal nearly upset then-No. 1 Maryland last month.

WAKE FOREST is back in action, this time against Delaware. Action starts at 1 p.m. on WakeForestSports.com. The Deacs will be coming off of a tough conference match against No. 4 Maryland just the day before, while The Blue Hens will also be facing a one day turnaround from their match against Appalachian State in Boone, N.C.




MIAMI resumes ACC play against the CAVALIERS at 7 p.m. on VirginiaSports.com. The Hurricanes rank first in the ACC as a team in kills (14.71/set), digs (17.88/set) and assists (13.79/set). The Cavaliers lead the all-time series against Miami, 8-7, but the Canes won both matches in last year.

VIRGINIA TECH hosts No. 15 FLORIDA STATE at 7 p.m. on HokieSports.com. This is the ACC home opener for the Hokies, who are leading the ACC in team attack percentage (.314). Florida State leads the series 25-3, including four of hte past five meetings.

MARYLAND travels to CLEMSON for a 7 p.m. matach on TigerCast. After six games on the road, the Tigers return to Jervey Gymnasium for their first conference match at home. This will be the 64th meeting between The Terps and Tigers, making Maryland the second-most common matchup in Clemson history. Tigers hold a small lead over the Terps, 36-27.


TigerCast will be covering the action at p.m. as CLEMSON hosts BOSTON COLLEGE. Clemson is 6-0 at home this season and 14-2 against the Eagles all-time, including nine straight wins.

At 7 p.m. FLORIDA STATE visits VIRGINIA only on VirginiaSports.com. The Seminoles beat the Cavs in their most recent meeting and are 31-14 all time against the Hoos.




ESPN College GameDay will be on hand in Tallahassee Saturday morning in anticipation of the Atlantic Division battle between the SEMINOLES and TIGERS. Be sure to tune in, as coverage starts at 9 a.m. on ESPNU and continues over on ESPN at 10 a.m.


Switch over to the ACC Digital Network at 11 a.m. for their "ACC Kickoff Live" show. Jeff, Dorsey, Riley and Kelly will discuss CLEMSON at FLORIDA STATE, MIAMI at GEORGIA TECH, expansion and more.


At noon, RAM Trucks brings you "ACC Blitz" on the ACC Network. Tom Werme and Tommy Bowden take a look around the league and preview the 12:30 p.m. ACC Network Game of the Week: Army at WAKE FOREST. Deacon fans can also watch the match on ESPN3.

Noon is also when the football starts. ESPN will be there as VIRGINIA visits 17th-ranked TCU while VIRGINIA TECH hosts Bowling Green on ESPNU. Both games are also available on ESPN3. For the third midday matchup, tune to FX as MARYLAND travels to 8th-ranked West Virginia.

Two ACC games kickoff at 3 p.m. NORTH CAROLINA is home against East Carolina on ESPNU. Meanwhile, RSN's will be covering an important Coastal Division game set in Atlanta, where GEORGIA TECH plays host to MIAMI. ESPN3 will also have both games.


At 6 p.m. two ACC teams play host to nonconference opponents on ESPN3. NC STATE welcomes The Citadel while DUKE gets a visit from Memphis.

Saturday night primetime billing in Tallahassee, as fourth-ranked FLORIDA STATE plays host to 10th-ranked CLEMSON at 8 p.m. The ACC’s ninth meeting of top-10 teams will be nationally televised on ABC and streamed on ESPN3.




The 13th-ranked DEMON DEACONS host MARYLAND at 1 p.m. on WakeForestSports.com. Wake has gotten a big lift from the return of Katie Stengel from the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Stengel scored in her first game back and Thursday night she became Wake Forest's all-time goals and points leader.


Fourth-ranked BOSTON COLLEGE visits No. 8 VIRGINIA TECH on HokieSports.com at 1 p.m. The match is part of Virginia Tech's Military Appreciation week

Also at 1 p.m., VIRGINIA and CLEMSON face off on ESPN3. It's the first game for the Cavs since last Sunday when they played a double overtime draw against North Carolina. The Tigers are playing at home for the first time following four straight road games and, like Virginia, are also coming off a week's rest.



Monday, September 24, MARYLAND men's soccer plays host to Georgia State at 7:30 p.m. on TerpsTV. Behind the performances of seniors Taylor Kemp and John Stertzer, the Terrapins have made their mark as one of then nation's top teams.


Former Wake Forest QB Riley Skinner breaks down this weekend's highly anticipated match-up between the ACC's two top teams, CLEMSON and FLORIDA STATE.