Listed below are issues to look at within the Atlantic Coast Convention in Week 13:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 4 Clemson at Virginia Tech. The Tigers (8-1, 7-1 Atlantic Coast Convention) can lock up a berth within the convention championship sport — and a rematch with unbeaten No. 2 Notre Dame — with a victory. The Hokies are coming off a bye week that coach Justin Fuente stated allowed him to provide lots of his veteran gamers a much-needed break. The groups final met in 2017, a 31-17 Clemson victory, and Virginia Tech (4-5, 4-4) comes into the sport having misplaced three in a row. Relying on what occurs with the postseason, the Hokies’ nation’s-best string of 27 consecutive seasons taking part in in a bowl sport might be in jeopardy if they cannot deal with the Tigers and their regular-season finale in opposition to Virginia.
Boston School (6-4, 5-4) wraps up its first season below coach Jeff Hafley trying to stay excellent in opposition to Virginia (4-4, 3-4), which has received three in a row. The Eagles have received all six prior conferences, together with a 41-10 rout at Scott Stadium in 2017. The Cavaliers have a slight edge offensively, averaging 31.1 factors to the Eagles’ 27.4, and Boston School has a slight edge defensively, permitting 403.6 yards per sport to Virginia’s 431.5. The Cavaliers are averaging 43.3 factors throughout their successful streak.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
Quarterback Ian E-book of second-ranked Notre Dame has tried 237 consecutive passes with out being intercepted, a report for the Preventing Irish and tied for the longest lively streak within the nation. Not far behind is Wake Forest QB Sam Hartman, who has tried 234 consecutive passes with out an interception. The league report is 379 passes with out an interception by North Carolina State’s Russell Wilson in 2008-09.
Western Carolina at North Carolina. The Catamounts’ (0-2) closing sport in a break up season that can restart in February affords them their 59th alternative to beat a crew from the Soccer Bowl Subdivision, they usually have did not win any of their first 58 such alternatives. The Tar Heels boast one of many nation’s most potent offenses, and Western Carolina has had bother stopping its opponents. No. 25 Liberty beat them 58-17 and Jap Kentucky dealt with them 49-17. The Tar Heels are averaging 40.2 factors.
Brennan Armstrong, Virginia. Since getting back from a concussion, the redshirt sophomore quarterback has been productive as a passer and runner. He is thrown for 10 touchdowns in opposition to simply two interceptions within the 4 video games and has run for no less than 52 yards in every sport. His 4 landing passes in opposition to Abilene Christian included connections overlaying 90, 56 and 52 yards as he completed with 383 passing yards on simply 16 completions.