With its 3-0 sweep of Clemson, Wake Forest snapped a seven-match losing streak to the Tigers. It marked the first time that the Deacons defeated Clemson on the road since 2004. Wake Forest also swept Georgia Tech, ending a six-match losing streak to the Yellow Jackets. It marked just the third time in 21 tries that the Deacons have defeated Georgia Tech, and the first time in Atlanta since 1999.
At 12-4 North Carolina is off to its best start since 2002.
Duke, Florida State and North Carolina remain undefeated in league play.
Florida State is ranked No. 14 in the latest AVCA Division I Coaches Top 25 Poll. Duke is also receiving votes.
For just the second time in program history, Virginia Tech forced a fifth set against a ranked opponent (No. 13 Florida State).