Devon Bookert scored 16 points off the bench, going 4 for 4 on 3-pointers, as Florida State defeated Georgia Tech 81-71 on Sunday.
Rion Brown scored 15 points as Miami snapped a three-game losing streak and defeated Norfolk State 64-49 on Saturday.
K.J. McDaniels scored 26 points as Clemson defeated Florida State 53-49 on the road in Atlantic Coast Conference action Saturday afternoon.
Freshman point guard Manu Lecomte seems to be maturing at just the right time for Miami.
When the season began, the Miami Hurricanes’ man-to-man defense was so bad that coach Jim Larranaga ordered his team to play zone for an entire game, something he had never done before.
The Southeastern Conference and the Big Ten Conference have historically been the conferences that like to run the football the most. But the Atlantic Coast Conference is moving the football on the ground at the highest rate since 1996.
For the Florida State Seminoles, the formula for the rest of the season is simple: win, and you’re in. If the Seminoles want to play for the Bowl Championship Series national championship, all the team has to do is win its final four games and FSU will be headed to Pasadena, California to play for the title.
Stephen Morris threw for three touchdowns, Duke Johnson rushed for 184 yards and No. 14 Miami remained unbeaten after shaking off a problematic opening quarter to beat Georgia Tech 45-30 on Saturday.
There’s one team in the Atlantic Coast Conference that keeps defensive coordinators up late at night trying to scheme to beat it, this week’s opponents for the University of Miami, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
Vad Lee threw for two touchdowns and ran for one more in Georgia Tech’s 70-0 rout of Elon in their season opener on Saturday.