ACC roundup

Hokies wrap up Coastal

Associated Press / November 21, 2010

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Ryan Williams ran for 142 yards and two touchdowns, including a career-long 84-yarder with 13:24 remaining, as No. 14 Virginia Tech beat No. 24 Miami, 31-17, yesterday to clinch the ACC’s Coastal Division title.

The visiting Hokies (9-2, 7-0) won their ninth straight, the program’s longest streak since 1999.

Tyrod Taylor’s 18-yard keeper with 6:25 left sealed it for Virginia Tech, which beat Miami (7-4, 5-3) for the 11th time in 16 meetings.

N.C. State 29, North Carolina 25 — Owen Spencer caught a tipped ball in the end zone for a touchdown on fourth down and T.J. Graham returned a punt 87 yards for a score to help the Wolfpack rally in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Russell Wilson threw two TD passes for N.C. State (8-3, 5-2), which is in position to claim the Atlantic Division title; it needs to win Saturday at Maryland.

Florida St. 30, Maryland 16 — The visiting Seminoles (8-3, 6-2) remained in the hunt for the ACC title game while the Terrapins (7-4, 4-3) were eliminated from contention. Nick Moody returned an interception 90 yards for the clinching TD.

Clemson 30, Wake Forest 10 — At Winston-Salem, N.C., Kyle Parker threw two TD passes as the Tigers (6-5, 4-4) reached six wins for the 12th straight season.

Georgia Tech 30, Duke 20 — Tevin Washington threw a 79-yard scoring pass to Stephen Hill, and the Yellow Jackets (6-5, 4-4) won in Atlanta to lock up a 14th straight bowl appearance.