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  1. Nonconference schedule has UVa reeling

    Andrea Adelson

    Nonconference scheduling is an inexact and unpredictable science, fraught with peril every single season. The hope is always to find the right balance between backbreaking and easy. But sometimes, hopes are dashed. Sometimes, the perfect schedulin...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  2. West Virginia needs right ACC opponent

    Andrea Adelson

    West Virginia has gone on a bit of a nonconference scheduling frenzy of late, announcing future games with Virginia Tech, Tennessee and NC State within the past week. Conf: It is all well and good to see the brief resumption of the Black Diamond g...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  3. Will ACC teams keep scheduling BYU?

    Andrea Adelson

    Since 2010, Florida State, Georgia Tech and Virginia all have played BYU, one of the more challenging nonconference opponents across the country. But after the ACC decided that playing BYU in the future will not count toward its new nonconference ...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  4. ACC mailblog: More scheduling

    Andrea Adelson

    Earlier this week, we asked you to weigh in on the idea that conference teams could play each other and have them count as nonconference games. The votes are in: 48 percent of nearly 3,000 voters were against the idea, while 43 percent were in favor....

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  5. Vote: ACC games as nonconference?

    Andrea Adelson

    The biggest surprise out of the spring meetings last week in Amelia Island, Florida, was not the news that the ACC would be sticking with eight conference games. It was the news that ACC teams could schedule games against league members and have them...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  6. ACC games as nonconference matchups?

    Andrea Adelson

    AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- Some Atlantic Coast Conference schools are considering scheduling future nonconference games against -- ironically -- other ACC schools, league athletic directors and coaches told ESPN.com. "Everything's on the table," Syrac...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  7. Syracuse Orange, LSU Tigers to play home-and-home series starting...

    Andrea Adelson

    The Syracuse Orange and LSU Tigers will play a home-and-home series beginning in 2015, the schools announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  8. Rivalry weekend a great idea for ACC

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC will once again play one of the toughest nonconference schedules in the country in 2014, but that should not be the biggest takeaway from Wednesday. Difficult out-of-conference slates have become the norm for a league that has stepped it u...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  9. Diagnosing the ACC

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC has to be thrilled with the first three weeks of the season: three top-25 teams, including two in the top 10, a 2-2 record against the SEC in early nonconference games and six unbeatens so far. What could be ailing this conference? Take a ...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  10. Could BC give the ACC another big win?

    Andrea Adelson

    The focus over the past two weeks in the ACC has been the big nonconference victories Clemson and Miami scored for the league. Both teams are off this week, but there is another nonconference showdown ACC fans should pay attention to on Saturday ...

    Blog | September 14, 2013
  11. Schedule analysis: Georgia Tech

    Andrea Adelson

    GEORGIA TECH Nonconference opponents (with 2012 records): Elon (3-8) BYU (8-5) Alabama A&M (7-4) Georgia (12-2) ACC home games North Carolina Virginia Tech Syracuse Pitt ACC road games Duke Miami Virginia Cl...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  12. Schedule analysis: Duke

    Andrea Adelson

    DUKE Nonconference opponents (with 2012 records) North Carolina Central (6-5) Memphis (4-8) Troy (5-7) Navy (8-5) ACC home games Georgia Tech Pitt NC State Miami ACC road games Virginia Virginia Tech Wake Forest ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  13. Schedule analysis: Boston College

    Andrea Adelson

    We begin a series today analyzing each team's schedule for the 2013 season. Up first: BOSTON COLLEGE Nonconference opponents (with 2012 records) Villanova (8-4) USC (7-6) Army (2-10) New Mexico State (1-11) ACC home games Wake ...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  14. Unfamiliar foes: USF

    Andrea Adelson

    Our series taking a team-by-team look at the marquee nonconference faces the future American Athletic Conference will see in the fall ends today with USF. To read previous entries, click here. Offensive opponent to watch: Miami RB Duke Johnson ...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  15. Unfamiliar foes: UConn

    Andrea Adelson

    Our series taking a team-by-team look at the marquee nonconference faces the future American Athletic Conference will see in the fall continues today with UConn. To read previous entries, click here. Offensive opponent to watch: Michigan LT Tay...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  16. Unfamiliar foes: UCF

    Andrea Adelson

    Our series taking a team-by-team look at the marquee nonconference faces the future American Athletic Conference will see in the fall continues today with UCF. To read previous entries, click here. Offensive opponent to watch: Allen Robinson, W...

    Blog | June 26, 2013