Heading into Monday night’s volleyball match against Davidson County Community College, Vance-Granville Community College knew the task would be challenging.
North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren said Tuesday he has apologized to Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher for his comments accusing the top-ranked Seminoles of faking injuries to slow down the Wolfpack's offense.
Maybe this is the week North Carolina's beleaguered defense will finally catch a break.
Or maybe it's the week Virginia Tech — and its rather pedestrian offense — becomes the latest team to hang a big number on the Tar Heels.
Freshman Deshaun Watson threw for 435 yards and set a school record with six touchdown passes in his first ever start to lead Clemson to a 50-35 win over North Carolina on Saturday night.
Duke Johnson rushed for 155 yards and a touchdown, Brad Kaaya threw for two more scores including a fourth-down connection during a rainstorm, and Miami defeated Duke 22-10 on Saturday night.
N.C. State quarterback Jacoby Brissett had escapes throughout. All but once really. That opened the door for nationally top-ranked Florida State to make the main one it needed — getting its 20th consecutive win.
Florida State has had plenty of trouble at North Carolina State — especially when carrying a national ranking.
A month into the season, the ACC has just one team in the top 25 and disappointments galore.
There were discussions of a settlement earlier this year between representatives for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and the woman who said he sexually assaulted her.
East Carolina is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time since 2008 and Mississippi State moved into the Top 25 for the first time in two seasons after breaking a long losing streak against LSU.