Atlantic Coast Conference
Joe Harris and Virginia didn’t let a disappointment at Duke knock them off their rhythm.
Although it wasn’t a pretty win in just about any sense, Virginia walked away with a comparatively easy road win Saturday at Florida State with its leader and top scorer watching from the bench after suffering a possible concussion in the opening minutes of the game.
The top-ranked Florida State Seminoles held their final workout on campus Monday in preparation to face No. 2 Auburn in the BCS championship game.
Miami spent the last two bowl seasons watching from home, waiting for the day when it could begin trying to climb back to prominence.
Natasha Howard tied a career high with 26 points on Saturday and No. 22 Florida State defeated Tennessee-Martin 76-53.
Louisville and Miami will be playing for more than a trophy in Saturday’s Russell Athletic Bowl. The match-up will also provide both teams with a glimpse of what’s ahead.
University of Miami and Louisville will face off in the Russell Athletic Bowl on December 28 in Orlando.
The last steps to the BCS championship game summed up their seasons. For No. 1 Florida State, it was a breeze. For Auburn, it took the unexpected.
The Atlantic Coast Conference began the 2013 season hoping to get back into the race for the national championship and boost the conference’s overall image.
With just one game left to play, the number one ranked Florida State Seminoles look to be in the best position to punch their ticket to Pasadena for a chance to play for the BCS National Championship game in January.