ACC Roundup Week 11: Syracuse takes No. 1 the distance, Maguire’s run continues and more

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on November 15, 2015 at 11:31 pm Contact Sam: sjfortie@syr.edu | @Sam4TR Virginia Tech (5-5, 3-3 Atlantic Coast) started giving its coach, Frank Beamer, retirement presents early. The 68-year-old coach with 278 wins announced his retirement last week and the Hokies beat Georgia Tech (3-7, 1-6) 23-21.Wake Forest (3-7, 1-5) lost to No. 4 Notre Dame (9-1) 28-7 in South Bend, Indiana.Sean Maguire started his run against Syracuse and continued rolling as he led No. 16 Florida State (8-2, 6-2) past North Carolina State (6-4, 2-4) 34-17.No. 23 North Carolina (9-1, 6-0) won 59-21 over Miami (6-4, 3-3). Pittsburgh (7-3, 5-1) rode Qadree Ollison’s 111 rushing yards to a 31-13 win over Duke (6-4, 3-3). AdvertisementThis is placeholder textLouisville (6-4, 5-2) tacked 38 points on Virginia (3-7, 2-4) and allowed 31 as the Cardinals earned bowl eligibility with its sixth win of the season.For just a moment on Saturday, college football mattered in Syracuse, New York, football beat writer Sam Blum wrote. That’s because Syracuse (3-7, 1-5) took the nation’s No. 1, Clemson (10-0, 7-0), into the fourth quarter down by just a touchdown. But in the end, the team couldn’t capitalize. Also, running back George Morris  made the most of his opportunities in the game.Read all of The Daily Orange’s coverage of the game here.center_img Commentslast_img

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