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  1. UNC D looking to continue momentum

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina safety Tim Scott is well aware of the surging expectations surrounding his offensive teammates this spring -- further motivation for the Tar Heels' defense to catch up this fall. "We feel as if we're not talked about or we're not ev...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  2. Duke coach David Cutcliffe talks recruiting

    Heather Dinich

    Duke coach David Cutcliffe half-joked on Wednesday that he got his 2014 class signed, "took 30 seconds off," and then began recruiting for the 2015 class. Momentum has certainly been key for the Blue Devils, whose historic 10-win season was a boost t...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  3. 'Not clear' if NC State Wolfpack's Bryan Underwood stepped out of...

    Heather Dinich

    ACC coordinator of officials Doug Rhoads said Friday that, after further review, "it is not clear" whether NC State receiver Bryan Underwood stepped out of bounds Thursday night in a call that changed the momentum of the Wolfpack's game against Clemson.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  4. Virginia pulls off another stunner

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia's win at NC State last weekend wasn't a fluke. The Cavaliers continued to build upon that momentum with a thrilling 41-40, come-from-behind win against Miami in the final minute on Saturday, effectively throwing the Coastal Division race ...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  5. NC State looking to continue momentum

    Heather Dinich

    NC State quietly accomplished something last season that was so impressive even former quarterback Philip Rivers took the time to acknowledge it. For the first time since 1992, the Wolfpack managed to beat Maryland, Clemson and North Carolina in t...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  6. Halftime: Michigan 10, Virginia Tech 6

    Heather Dinich

    NEW ORLEANS -- This game changed in less than a minute. Virginia Tech lost control and Michigan gained all of the momentum, thanks to a big passing play and a fumble on a kickoff return. It took until the waning minutes of the second half for the Wol...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  7. Instant analysis: NC State 31, Louisville 24

    Heather Dinich

    There was no shortage of momentum swings in the Belk Bowl for both NC State and Louisville, two teams that finished the season on hot streaks and scraped their way into the postseason. Special-teams snafus were a highlight (or lowlight, depending on ...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  8. NC State has momentum heading into bowl

    Heather Dinich

    NC State linebacker Audie Cole saw the support disappear from Carter-Finley Stadium last Saturday --literally -- as the home crowd began to bail on the home team, which trailed Maryland 41-14 with six minutes remaining in the third quarter. "Half ...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  9. UNC rides momentum; NC State has history

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina interim coach Everett Withers said he thinks his team is ready to turn the tables on NC State this year. There's only one problem with that: Withers also said UNC thought it was ready to do that in each of the past four years. In a ...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  10. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    See ya, September ... Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer is the state's No. 1 pitchman. Wake Forest was on a roll. Will their bye week put a halt to the momentum? Tommy Streeter used to be an afterthought in Miami's offense. Not anymore. Clem...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  11. Terps come up short against WVU

    Heather Dinich

    It's a good thing West Virginia isn't joining the ACC today. Maryland gave its best effort at a comeback, but the Terps could never quite get out of the first-half hole they dug themselves and fell 37-31 to West Virginia. The momentum Maryland gai...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  12. Hope and concern: NC State

    Heather Dinich

    The hope and concern series continues today with NC State: Biggest reason for hope: Momentum NC State turned the corner last year under coach Tom O'Brien, as the 9-win season tied for the school's second-highest total for wins and was the most ...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  13. ACC's big-play teams

    Heather Dinich

    They're the exciting plays, the explosive runs and deep passes -- plays of at least 20 yards that wake up the crowd and change the momentum quickly. Which teams in the ACC have flourished at the big plays in recent years? Surprise: Georgia Tech ha...

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  14. Hokies falling apart

    Heather Dinich

    MIAMI -- The momentum shifted in the third quarter, and Stanford has controlled this game since the half. What began as a close, exciting, evenly matched game has since turned into a route. Stanford is beating the ACC champs soundly -- 33-12, to ...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  15. Jackets need to snap bowl losing streak

    Heather Dinich

    Georgia Tech doesn't need to look hard to find reasons for motivation against Air Force in the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl. The Jackets need a win to avoid a losing season and to get some positive momentum to build off of heading into the offs...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  16. Halftime: Maryland 17, NC State 14

    Heather Dinich

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- NC State's chances at winning the Atlantic Division took a hit in the first half. Here's a quick recap: Turning point: Maryland had just missed a field goal and NC State seemed to have the momentum, but that quickly changed in...

    Blog | November 27, 2010