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ACC Roundup: Wake bounces back with big win over N.C. State
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    RALEIGH, N.C. — Sam Swank kicked three field goals of more than 50 yards and Riley Skinner threw a touchdown pass to lead Wake Forest past North Carolina State 25-23 on Saturday.
    Nate Morton had the 57-yard TD catch just before halftime for the Demon Deacons (6-1, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who ended a 10-game losing streak at Carter-Finley Stadium and earned their first win here since 1984. The win gave coach Jim Grobe the school record for most ACC wins with 15, while giving Wake Forest its first 6-1 start since 1979.
    The win allowed the Demon Deacons to move forward after last week’s disappointing home loss to Clemson.
    Wake Forest seemed to have that game in hand, leading 17-3 entering the fourth quarter and preparing to increase the margin with a field-goal attempt. But Clemson’s Gaines Adams forced a fumble on a bad snap and returned it 66 yards for a momentum-shifting touchdown in a 27-17 win.

Maryland 28,
Virginia 26
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Keon Lattimore ran for 114 yards and a go-ahead 56-yard touchdown and Erin Henderson returned an interception 45 yards for a key insurance TD Saturday as Maryland rallied from a 20-0 deficit and stunned Virginia 28-26.
    The Terrapins (4-2, 1-1 ACC) got a jumpstart on their comeback when Emmanuel Byers muffed a punt early in the second half and Maryland recovered at the Virginia 1. Lance Ball dove in on the next play, the first of 28 straight Maryland points before Virginia contributed some drama at the end.
    The Cavaliers (2-5, 1-2) had a chance to tie with 2:37 left when Jameel Sewell hit Kevin Ogletree with a 44-yard touchdown pass, but Terps defensive back Josh Wilson, beaten twice for TDs by Ogletree, helped break up a 2-point pass to Ogletree.
South Florida 37,
North Carolina 20
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Ricky Ponton returned from a six-game suspension and ran for 101 yards and two touchdowns to carry South Florida to a 37-20 victory over North Carolina on Saturday.
    Ponton was one of three players suspended by South Florida (5-2) before the season for violation of unspecified school policy. Each player was given a six-game suspension.
    North Carolina (1-5) dropped its third straight game. After the Tar Heels took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, quarterback Cam Sexton missed nine straight passes. He threw a touchdown pass to Jon Hamlett with 33 seconds left in the third quarter, and Connor Barth kicked two field goals, including a career-long 52-yarder earlier in the period.

Florida State 51,
Duke 24
    DURHAM, N.C. — Drew Weatherford threw three of his four touchdown passes to Greg Carr, and Florida State continued its dominance over Duke with a 51-24 rout of the Blue Devils on Saturday.
    Weatherford was 16-of-24 passing for 231 yards and completed 10 straight second-half attempts to help the Seminoles (4-2, 2-2 ACC) improve to 15-0 against the Blue Devils (0-6, 0-4).