Men's Basketball ACCtion: Saturday, January 14

Dulkys, 'Noles Stomp 'Heels

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- "I think somebody said if I wake up tomorrow, it was awesome; if not ... it was a dream."

For Deividas Dulkys and the Florida State men's basketball team, Saturday -- from early morning to early evening -- was real. For No. 3 North Carolina, it was too real.

The Seminoles upset the visiting Tar Heels, 90-57, at the Donald L. Tucker Center capping off a day that started before the sun ever rose when fans began lining up outside the arena for a chance to be in the crowd during ESPN's live College Gameday broadcast.

Men's Basketball Dominates at Wake Forest, 76-40

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Winston-Salem, N.C. - For the second straight year, NC State waltzed all over the Demon Deacons on their own home court. Last year was a 25-point road win, and this year was not much different, as the Pack (13-5, 2-1 ACC) led from start to finish in defeating Wake Forest, 76-40, Saturday afternoon in Winston-Salem.

The 36-point win marks the second-biggest ACC road win in school history, with only a 40-point win at Clemson in 1954 ranking higher. NC State has now won four straight over Wake Forest, and 8 of the last 11 overall.

Lorenzo Brown led four Wolfpack players in double figures with game-highs of 20 points and six assists. Richard Howell recorded his fifth double-double in the last seven games with 12 points and 12 rebounds, while C.J. Williams (15 points) and Scott Wood (12 points) also reached double figures.

Men's Basketball Defeats Virginia Tech, 61-59

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CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Freshmen Dennis Clifford led all scorers with 15 points to lead Boston College to a 61-59 win against Virginia Tech on Saturday in front of 5,038 fans at Conte Forum.

Clifford went 5-for-11 from the floor and hit five of his six free throws. Junior Matt Humphrey scored 14 points and had eight rebounds. Freshman Ryan Anderson had 12 points and also had eight boards.

Boston College led for the first 12 minutes of the game but the advantage was never more than four points. Virginia Tech forced four ties before taking its first lead of the game, 16-15, at the 7:11 mark. The Hokies took their largest lead of the half, 25-20, when Cadarian Raines connected on a jumper. BC ended the half on a 9-2 in the last 1:44 to take a 29-27 lead into the locker room. Freshman Jordan Daniels scored the last five points, hitting a three and then connecting on a runner as time expired.