Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

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Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

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Byline: Bob Thomas, Times-Union sports writer

MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Clemson junior Edward Scott poured in a career-high 36 points, grabbed eight rebounds and handed out seven assists in the Tigers' 87-78 win over Florida State. It was the best output by a Clemson point guard in 32 years.

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Virginia junior Mirjana Bosevska won the 200 butterfly in pool record time, added a pair of IM victories and to contributed a winning relay effort en route to earning most valuable swimmer honors at last weekend's ACC Championships.

STAT OF THE WEEK

94.2

Average points allowed by Wake Forest the past five games (100.3 in four losses).

GAME OF THE WEEK

Virginia at Maryland, 4 p.m., Sunday. The Terrapins close the doors at Cole Field House against the Cavaliers. Maryland can lock up the ACC regular season title by extending its home unbeaten streak to 18 games.

POWER POLL

1. Maryland Record: 23-3, 13-1. Charmed in "Garyland."

2. Duke Record: 25-2, 12-3. Always ready for stretch.

3. N.C. State Record: 20-8, 9-6. Third at stake vs. Wake.

4. Wake Forest Record: 18-10, 8-6. Must find some defense.

5. Georgia Tech Record: 13-15, 5-9. Second-half success story.

6. Virginia Record: 16-9, 6-8. Cavs need a shrink.

7. North Carolina Record: 7-18, 3-11. Best 18-loss team in country.

8. Clemson Record: 13-15, 4-11. With Scott hot, upsets possible.

9. Florida St. Record: 11-14, 4-10. Tobacco Road-kill.

ON TAP

ACC WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT

Where: Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum.

SCHEDULE

TOMORROW No. 8 Maryland (12-16, 4-12) vs. No. 7 Wake Forest (12-15, 5-11), 6 p.m. No. 9 Florida State (13-14, 4-12) vs. No. 1 Duke (24-3, 16-0), 8 p.m.

SATURDAY No. 4 Virginia (16-11, 9-7) vs. No. 5 Georgia Tech (15-12, 7-9), 2 p.m. Wake Forest/Maryland vs. No. …

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