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    Sunday, November 26, 2006

    ACC Scores From The Weekend

    Miami 17 Boston College 14

    The University of Miami football team gained a measure of pride and played spoiler at the same time when the Hurricanes edged No. 18 Boston College 17-14 before 23,308 on Thanksgiving Night at the Orange Bowl.

    Va. Tech 17 Virginia 0

    Sean Glennon threw a touchdown pass, George Bell ran for a score and No. 17 Virginia Tech's defense made it stand as the Hokies ran their winning streak to six games and beat Virginia 17-0 on Saturday.

    The Hokies (10-2, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) deprived the Cavaliers (5-7, 4-4) of a bowl chance and beat their in-state rivals for the seventh time in eight meetings.

    North Carolina 45 Duke 44

    Brandon Tate returned a punt 54 yards for the go-ahead touchdown and Kentwan Balmer blocked an extra point that would have forced overtime Saturday, giving North Carolina a 45-44 victory over Duke in John Bunting's final game as the Tar Heels' coach.

    Georgia 15 Georgia Tech 12

    Georgia Tech can still win the Atlantic Coast Conference championship, but the Yellow Jackets will have to wait an agonizing year for another shot at their biggest rival.

    Georgia's Matthew Stafford threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Mohamed Massaquoi with 1:45 remaining, leading the Bulldogs past No. 16 Georgia Tech 15-12 on Saturday - their sixth straight win against the Yellow Jackets.

    East Carolina 21 NC State 16

    The mood was quiet and somber in the NC State lockerroom, as it has been for several weeks now. There was no real explanation for what went wrong in Saturday night’s season-ending 21-16 loss to East Carolina at Carter-Finley Stadium.

    South Carolina 31 Clemson 28

    South Carolina and Steve Spurrier finally found a way to beat a ranked opponent and end a four-game losing streak to a state rival.

    Mike Davis rushed for two second-half touchdowns and Ryan Succop hit a go-ahead 35-yard field goal as the Gamecocks defeated No. 24 Clemson 31-28 on Saturday.

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