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Panthers turned back the clock to turn season around

Nov. 12, 2018 5:02 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Darrin Hall paused for a second and pondered the question. Fresh off a 186-yard performance in front of his infant daughter in a victory that catapulted Pittsburgh to the brink of its first appearance in the ACC championship game, the senior running back tried to put a finger on the last...

Pitt smashes Virginia Tech 52-22 to near ACC Coastal title

Nov. 10, 2018 8:29 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Qadree Ollison looked at the line of scrimmage, looked at the Virginia Tech end zone 97 long yards away and turned to good friend and fellow Pittsburgh running back Darrin Hall. "I asked him if he thought I could run that far and he was like, 'I don't know,'" Ollison said with a laugh....

Pitt warily eyes Coastal title as uneven Hokies visit

Nov. 9, 2018 12:26 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — George Aston has seen a lot in five years at Pittsburgh. Two coaching staffs. A handful of big-time upsets that hinted at a turnaround. Just as many baffling losses that have ultimately prevented it from happening. Still, the burly fullback hasn't seen this: it's November and the Panthers...

Pitt leads the Coastal, but chaos awaits if Panthers slip

Nov. 7, 2018 12:02 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The only Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division teams that have yet to appear in the league's championship game are Pittsburgh and Virginia. Pitt leads the Coastal right now. Virginia sits alone in second place. Go figure. There's Coastal chaos, again. While the Atlantic...

Levy runs No. 24 Boston College past Virginia Tech, 31-21

Nov. 3, 2018 9:06 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Travis Levy went from a lightly used backup to the focal point of No. 24 Boston College's run-first offense, and he responded by running the Eagles into one of their biggest games in years. Taking over after star AJ Dillon tweaked an ankle injury, Levy for ran 75 yards and two...

No. 24 BC, Virginia Tech meet in pivotal ACC matchup

Nov. 2, 2018 12:35 PM EDT

Boston College and Virginia Tech are looking to remain in the Atlantic Coast Conference divisional races when the teams meet on Saturday. The No. 24 Eagles need a victory to set themselves up for a huge showdown with second-ranked Clemson for Atlantic Division supremacy. And the Hokies are trying to keep pace in...

Surging Georgia Tech visits UNC in ACC Coastal matchup

Nov. 2, 2018 12:16 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Georgia Tech hopes it's finally found its groove. North Carolina has been close — but that's not good enough for the Tar Heels. The surging Yellow Jackets visit the Tar Heels on Saturday looking to move closer to bowl eligibility and keep alive their longshot hopes in their...

ACC divisional contenders clash when Eagles visit Hokies

Nov. 1, 2018 9:41 AM EDT

No. 24 Boston College (6-2, 3-1 ACC, No. 22 CFP) at Virginia Tech (4-3, 3-1), 3:45 p.m. EDT (Raycom Sports) Line: Boston College by 2. Series record: Virginia Tech leads 18-8. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Eagles can stay on track for an Atlantic Division showdown with Clemson on Nov. 10 with a victory. Virginia Tech is...

No. 24 BC's visit to Virginia Tech headlines ACC's Week 10

Nov. 1, 2018 4:01 AM EDT

Things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 10: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 24 Boston College at Virginia Tech. The Eagles' return to the national rankings comes in one of only two games matching ACC teams with winning records. Boston College (6-2, 3-1) enters having won two in a row and is coming off an...

Georgia Tech QB TaQuon Marshall to start at North Carolina

Oct. 30, 2018 3:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — TaQuon Marshall is keeping his starting job as Georgia Tech's quarterback after Tobias Oliver posted huge numbers as a runner in last week's upset win at Virginia Tech. Marshall won't have the position to himself. Coach Paul Johnson said Tuesday he plans to play both quarterbacks in...