Around the ACC

Around the ACC

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Around the ACC

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By Trey McCurry.

As TCI continues to aim to expand our baseball coverage, we will bring you a weekly around the ACC article highlighting how the other ACC teams are doing on the field. 

Boston College              Overall: 5-4                   ACC: 0-0               This Week: 3-0

3/4     @ Bethune-Cookman         W, 13-12

3/5     vs. SIU-Edwardsville                   W, 15-0

3/6     vs. Michigan State             W, 4-1

The Eagles will spend the entire next week in Florida with another game at Bethune-Cookman on Tuesday and at Central Florida on Wednesday before opening ACC play at #5 Florida State this weekend. 

Duke                                        Overall: 10-2        ACC: 0-0               This Week: 3-1

3/1     High Point                       L, 3-9

3/4     LaSalle                             W, 4-0

3/5     LaSalle                             W, 4-0

3/6     LaSalle                             W, 9-7

The Blue Devils have two road midweek contests this week, traveling to High Point on Tuesday and William & Mary on Wednesday. They opening ACC play this weekend hosting NC State at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, site of the 2011 ACC Tournament.

 Florida State                 Overall: 10-1        ACC: 0-0               This Week: 3-1

3/1     vs. #1 Florida                   W, 5-3

3/4     @ Georgia                       W, 6-5

3/5     @ Georgia                       L, 1-2

3/6     @ Georgia                       W, 7-5

The Seminoles, ranked as high as #5 in the country, host Maine for two midweek contests on Tuesday and Wednesday before opening ACC play hosting Boston College this weekend. 

Georgia Tech                 Overall: 8-4                   ACC: 0-0               This Week: 3-1

3/2     Georgia State                             L, 3-6

3/4     Rutgers                            W, 10-0

3/4     Rutgers                            W, 9-5

3/6     Rutgers                            W, 14-3

The Yellow Jackets host Kennesaw State this Tuesday before opening ACC play at home this weekend against Maryland. 

Maryland                       Overall: 7-4                   ACC: 0-0               This Week: 2-1

3/4     Canisius                           L, 4-5

3/5     Canisius                           W, 6-2         

3/5     Canisius                           W, 9-1

The Terrapins host Delaware on Tuesday before traveling to Atlanta to face #24 Georgia Tech to open ACC play. 

Miami (FL)                     Overall: 4-7                   ACC: 0-0               This Week: 0-4

3/1     vs. South Florida               L, 2-4

3/4     @ #1 Florida                    L, 3-8

3/5     @ #1 Florida                    L, 0-1

3/6     @ #1 Florida                    L, 3-5

The Hurricanes host Illinois State for two midweek contests Tuesday and Wednesday before opening ACC play at home against Virginia Tech this weekend. 

NC State                        Overall: 5-5                   ACC: 0-0               This Week: 2-2

3/1     Davidson                         W, 3-2

3/4     Penn State                       L, 2-3

3/5     Penn State                       W, 4-1

3/5     Penn State                       L, 4-9

The Wolfpack host Buffalo (Tuesday) and George Mason (Wednesday) for two midweek contests before opening ACC play at Duke this weekend. 

North Carolina               Overall: 11-1        ACC: 0-0               This Week: 5-0

3/1     Charlotte                         W, 4-2

3/2     Davidson                         W, 5-1

3/4     Stony Brook                     W, 5-1

3/5     Stony Brook                     W, 18-4

3/5     Stony Brook                     W, 11-6

The Tar Heels, ranked as high as #15 in the nation, host two midweek contests this week, Elon Tuesday and St. John’s (NY) Wednesday before opening ACC play by traveling to Wake Forest this weekend. 

Virginia                          Overall: 12-1        ACC: 0-0               This Week: 6-0

3/1     William & Mary                 W, 9-0

3/2     Niagara                            W, 7-0

3/4     Cornell                            W, 12-1

3/4     Rider                               W, 12-0

3/5     Rider                               W, 4-1

3/5     Cornell                            W, 14-2

The Cavaliers, ranked as high as #6 in the nation, host Marshall Tuesday before traveling to #4 Clemson this weekend to open ACC play. 

Virginia Tech                 Overall: 9-4                   ACC: 0-0               This Week: 3-2

3/2     Liberty                                      W, 9-1

3/4     Bryant                             L, 2-3

3/4     Bryant                             W, 4-0

3/5     Bryant                             W, 15-0

3/5     Bryant                             L, 2-5

The Hokies travel to Florida Atlantic on Tuesday and stay in south Florida to open ACC play at Miami (FL) this weekend.  

Wake Forest                  Overall: 4-7                   ACC: 0-0               This Week: 1-3

3/1     UNC Greensboro               W, 11-1

3/4     Fordham                          L, 3-5

3/5     Towson                           L, 6-9

3/6     Radford                           L, 4-5

The Demon Deacons host Coastal Carolina on Wednesday before welcoming #15 North Carolina to Winston-Salem this weekend to open ACC play. 

ACC in the Polls

Here’s a quick look at how ACC has fared in the polls this season: 

Baseball America
  Pre 2/21 2/28 3/7
Clemson 10 11 12 10
Florida State 12 10 11 8
Georgia Tech NR NR NR 25
Miami (FL) 24 25 NR NR
North Carolina NR 24 23 15
Virginia 15 13 13 11

 

Collegiate Baseball
  Pre 2/21 2/28 3/7
Clemson 4 6 4 4
Florida State 13 11 5 5
Georgia Tech 19 21 NR 24
Miami (FL) 18 20 24 NR
North Carolina NR 18 17 16
Virginia 17 14 15 10

 

Sports Weekly
  Pre 2/21 2/28 3/7
Clemson 5 NP 7 7
Florida State 11 NP 6 5
Georgia Tech 19 NP 23 NR
Miami (FL) 18 NP NR NR
North Carolina NR NP 18 16
Virginia 14 NP 10 6

 

ACC and the RPI

Here’s a quick look at how ACC are ranked by RPI as of Monday, March 7th.

  Warren Nolan Boyd’s World
Boston College 38 38
Clemson 6 6
Duke 46 51
Florida State 40 39
Georgia Tech 34 36
Maryland 133 131
Miami (FL) 108 111
NC State 129 130
North Carolina 13 13
Virginia 15 14
Virginia Tech 136 135
Wake Forest 122 123

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