Around the ACC

Around the ACC

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Around the ACC

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By Trey McCurry.

The ACC, the #1 RPI conference according to Warren Nolan, went 9-5 in non-conference action during midweek games last week. Last week both Virginia and Virginia Tech had undefeated weeks, going 4-0 while five teams (Florida State, Miami (FL), NC State, North Carolina, and Virginia) are ranked in the top-25 in at least one poll led by top-ranked Florida State. This week there is only one top-25 series, #8 North Carolina @ #24 Virginia, while several other series have major ACC Tournament seeding implications.

Boston College                    Overall: 13-19        ACC: 4-11

This Week: 1-4

4/3     Connecticut             W, 8-5

4/4     @ Harvard               L, 3-5

4/6     @ Virginia Tech        L, 4-8

4/7     @ Virginia Tech        L, 4-8

4/8     @ Virginia Tech        L, 4-8

Next Up:

4/10    vs. Harvard

4/11    @ Massachusetts

4/13    #1 Florida State

4/14    #1 Florida State

4/15    #1 Florida State

 

The Eagles started the week strong with a win home win over Connecticut before dropping four straight road games. This week Boston College faces Harvard in the first round of the Beanpot Tournament Tuesday and travels to Massachusetts Wednesday before top-ranked Florida State comes to town this weekend.

Duke                                      Overall: 13-20        ACC: 5-10

This Week: 1-3

4/3     @ Campbell             W, 9-7

4/6     Clemson                 L, 1-4 (11)

4/7     Clemson                 L, 5-11

4/8     Clemson                 L, 2-4

Next Up:

4/10    UNC Greensboro

4/13    @ Maryland

4/14    @ Maryland

4/15    @ Maryland

 

The Blue Devils wrapped up an eight-game road trip with a midweek win at Campbell before being swept by Clemson in a close series. This week Duke hosts UNC Greensboro on Tuesday before traveling to Maryland this weekend in a series where both teams look to stay in ACC Tournament contention.

Florida State                        Overall: 27-5           ACC: 14-1

This Week: 3-1

4/3     Florida Gulf Coast     CCD

4/4     Florida Gulf Coast     L, 1-5

4/6     @ #23 Georgia Tech W, 2-1 (10)

4/7     @ #23 Georgia Tech W, 12-7

4/8     @ #23 Georgia Tech W, 8-4

Next Up:

4/10    #4 Florida

4/13    @ Boston College

4/14    @ Boston College

4/15    @ Boston College

 

The Seminoles, ranked as high as #1 in the nation, dropped a midweek contest to Florida Gulf Coast before continuing their run through ACC opposition with a sweep at then-#23 Georgia Tech. This week Florida State hosts in-state rival #5 Florida before heading to Boston College in ACC play this weekend.

Georgia Tech                       Overall: 19-14        ACC: 6-9

This Week: 1-3

4/3     @ Kennesaw State    W, 7-3

4/6     #2 Florida State       L, 1-2 (10)

4/7     #2 Florida State       L, 7-12

4/8     #2 Florida State       L, 4-8

Next Up:

4/10    Mercer

4/13    @ Wake Forest

4/14    @ Wake Forest

4/15    @ Wake Forest

 

The Yellow Jackets won a midweek road game at Kennesaw State before being swept by red-hot and second-ranked Florida State at home. This week Georgia Tech hosts Mercer Tuesday before heading to Wake Forest in a big ACC series for both squads.

 

Maryland                              Overall: 21-13        ACC: 5-10

This Week: 3-2

4/3     George Mason                   L, 6-7

4/4     Bucknell                  W, 8-3

4/6     #13 NC State           W, 4-0

4/7     #13 NC State           L, 2-3

4/8     #13 NC State           W, 7-6 (11)

Next Up:

4/11    West Virginia

4/13    Duke

4/14    Duke

4/15    Duke

 

The Terrapins split a pair of midweek contests before taking a big step in ACC play with a series win over #13 NC State. This week Maryland continues their home stand with a Wednesday matchup against rival West Virginia before Duke comes to town in a series where both team look to get back in ACC Tournament contention.

 

Miami (FL)                            Overall: 21-7           ACC: 8-4

This Week: 3-1

4/4     #15 Central Florida   L, 1-4

4/6     #3 North Carolina     W, 8-0

4/7     #3 North Carolina     W, 4-3 (14)

4/8     #3 North Carolina     W, 4-0

Next Up:

4/11    Florida Gulf Coast

4/13    @ Virginia Tech

4/14    @ Virginia Tech

4/15    @ Virginia Tech

 

The Hurricanes, ranked as high as #6 in the country, dropped a midweek contest to #15 Central Florida before bouncing back with a series sweep of #3 North Carolina last weekend. This week Miami (FL) hosts Florida Gulf Coast Wednesday before heading to Virginia Tech in ACC action this weekend.

 

NC State                                Overall: 21-9           ACC: 9-6

This Week: 2-2

4/4     @ Old Dominion       W, 16-6 (7)

4/6     @ Maryland             L, 0-4

4/7     @ Maryland             W, 3-2

4/8     @ Maryland             L, 6-7 (11)

Next Up:

4/11    Elon

4/13    @ Clemson

4/14    @ Clemson

4/15    @ Clemson

 

The Wolfpack, ranked as high as #17 in the nation, won a rain-shortened game at Old Dominion before dropping a close series at Maryland. This week NC State hosts in-state foe Elon on Wednesday before heading down to Clemson this weekend in a big series for ACC Tournament seeding.

 

North Carolina                    Overall: 23-9           ACC: 9-6

This Week: 1-3

4/4     Elon                       W, 11-3 (7)

4/6     @ #12 Miami (FL)    L, 0-8

4/7     @ #12 Miami (FL)    L, 3-4 (14)

4/8     @ #12 Miami (FL)    L, 0-4

Next Up:

4/11    UNC Asheville

4/13    @ #24 Virginia

4/14    @ #24 Virginia

4/15    @ #24 Virginia

 

The Tar Heels, ranked as high as #8 in the country, beat Elon in a rain-shortened midweek contest before being swept at #12 Miami (FL). This week North Carolina hosts UNC Asheville on Wednesday before heading to #24 Virginia this weekend in a big series in the Coastal Division.

 

Virginia                                 Overall: 22-10-1    ACC: 9-6

This Week: 4-0

4/4     James Madison        W, 15-5

4/7     Wake Forest            W, 9-4

4/8     Wake Forest            W, 4-1

4/9     Wake Forest            W, 11-2

Next Up:

4/11    George Washington

4/13    #8 North Carolina

4/14    #8 North Carolina

4/4/15 #8 North Carolina

 

The Cavaliers, ranked as high as #24 in the nation, had a great week with four big home wins including their 16th-straight ACC home series win. This week Virginia hosts George Washington in a midweek game before #8 North Carolina comes to town for a big Coastal Division battle.

 

Virginia Tech                       Overall: 22-12        ACC: 5-10

This Week: 4-0

4/3     Wofford                  W, 13-4

4/4     Wofford                  CCD

4/6     Boston College                  W, 8-4

4/7     Boston College                  W, 8-4

4/8     Boston College                  W, 8-4

Next Up:

4/10    @ Radford

4/13    #6 Miami (FL)

4/14    #6 Miami (FL)

4/15    #6 Miami (FL)

 

The Hokies had a good week on the diamond with a single win over Wofford before sweeping three games from visiting Boston College. This week Virginia Tech travels to in-state foe Radford Tuesday before welcoming #6 Miami (FL) to town in ACC action.

 

Wake Forest                         Overall: 19-14        ACC: 5-10

This Week: 0-3

4/3     UNC Greensboro      CCD

4/7     @ Virginia                L, 4-9

4/8     @ Virginia                L, 1-4

4/9     @ Virginia                L, 2-11

Next Up:

4/11    @ Charlotte

4/13    Georgia Tech

4/14    Georgia Tech

4/15    Georgia Tech

 

The Demon Deacons had a midweek game cancelled before being swept at Virginia this past weekend. This week Wake Forest travels to in-state opponent Charlotte on Wednesday before Georgia Tech comes to town in a big ACC series for both squads.

 

 

Future Feature:

Pittsburgh                           Overall: 14-17        BE: 2-7

This Week: 1-3

4/4     Youngstown State     W, 9-1

4/5     Connecticut             L, 2-8

4/6     Connecticut             L, 1-3

4/7     Connecticut             L, 3-5

Next Up:

4/10    @ Akron

4/11    Penn State

4/13    South Florida

4/14    South Florida

4/15    South Florida

 

The Panthers won a midweek home game over Youngstown State before being swept at home by Connecticut last weekend. This week Pittsburgh travels to Akron Tuesday and hosts in-state rival Penn State Wednesday before welcoming South Florida to town this weekend.

 

 

2012 ACC Standings

Here’s a quick look at the current ACC standings:

 

Atlantic

Team

ACC

GB

Overall

1

Florida State

14-1

27-5

2

NC State

9-6

5.0

21-9

3

Clemson

8-7

6.0

18-14

4

Wake Forest

5-10

9.0

19-14

Maryland

5-10

9.0

21-13

6

Boston College

4-11

10.0

13-19

Coastal

Team

ACC

GB

Overall

1

Miami (FL)

11-4

24-8

2

North Carolina

9-6

2.0

23-9

Virginia

9-6

2.0

22-10-1

4

Georgia Tech

6-9

5.0

19-14

5

Duke

5-10

6.0

13-20

Virginia Tech

5-10

6.0

22-12

 

 

ACC in the Polls

Here’s a quick look at how ACC teams have faired in the polls this season:

 

Baseball America

 

Clem

FSU

GT

Mary

Miami

NCSU

UNC

UVA

WF

Pre

16

20

12

NR

18

NR

9

NR

NR

2/20

16

18

11

NR

14

NR

10

NR

NR

2/27

15

13

10

NR

12

NR

9

NR

NR

3/5

20

12

10

25

15

NR

8

NR

NR

3/12

NR

7

16

NR

14

23

5

NR

NR

3/19

NR

6

15

NR

12

20

4

NR

NR

3/26

NR

4

NR

NR

12

20

5

NR

NR

4/2

NR

2

NR

NR

18

17

3

NR

NR

4/9

NR

1

NR

NR

13

22

14

NR

NR

 

Collegiate Baseball

 

Clem

FSU

GT

Mary

Miami

NCSU

UNC

UVA

WF

Pre

25

13

9

NR

14

NR

4

NR

NR

2/20

25

11

10

NR

12

NR

6

NR

NR

2/27

20

10

12

NR

8

NR

6

NR

NR

3/5

20

8

10

21

14

NR

6

NR

NR

3/12

NR

6

20

NR

11

19

4

NR

24

3/19

NR

5

20

NR

9

11

7

NR

NR

3/26

NR

5

NR

NR

7

9

6

NR

NR

4/2

NR

3

NR

NR

12

13

6

NR

NR

4/9

NR

2

NR

NR

7

17

12

NR

NR

 

USA Today/ESPN Coaches

 

Clem

FSU

GT

Mary

Miami

NCSU

UNC

UVA

WF

Pre

23

9

10

NR

13

NR

4

17

NR

2/20

NP

NP

NP

NR

NP

NR

NP

NP

NR

2/27

19

9

11

NR

8

NR

6

14

NR

3/5

19

8

9

NR

13

NR

7

NR

NR

3/12

NR

6

14

NR

10

25

4

NR

NR

3/19

NR

4

14

NR

9

20

5

NR

NR

3/26

NR

4

21

NR

8

22

5

NR

NR

4/2

NR

2

23

NR

13

22

3

NR

NR

4/9

NR

1

NR

NR

6

21

8

24

NR

 

ACC and the RPI

A quick look at where ACC team’s stand in the RPI as of Monday, April 9th:

 

Team

Warren Nolan

Boyd’s World

Boston College

89

86

Clemson

34

36

Duke

85

83

Florida State

2

2

Georgia Tech

44

45

Maryland

25

24

Miami (FL)

8

7

NC State

11

10

North Carolina

3

3

Virginia

19

19

Virginia Tech

47

47

Wake Forest

28

26

Pittsburgh

221

218

 

 

 

 

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