Blue Devils welcome Panthers to ACC, Triangle

Sep. 20, 2013 @ 05:56 PM

Duke and North Carolina seek their first ACC wins of the season, while N.C. Central looks for its third win in a row overall today.

After suffering a loss to Georgia Tech in their ACC opener a week ago, Duke welcomes league newcomer Pittsburgh to Wallace Wade Stadium today (12:30 p.m., WRAL).
The Blue Devils (2-1, 0-1 ACC) are looking to start 3-1 for the second year in a row, as they attempt to qualify for bowl games in consecutive seasons for the first time in school history.
Meanwhile, UNC gets a crack at Georgia Tech in Atlanta (noon, ESPN). The Tar Heels (1-1) have yet to face an ACC foe after an open weekend. In 2012, UNC lost to Georgia Tech 68-50 in the highest-scoring game in ACC history.
The Yellow Jackets (2-0, 1-0) are led by sophomore quarterback Vad Lee, the former Hillside High School star who threw four touchdown passes in the 38-14 win over Duke at Wallace Wade Stadium a week ago.
Having beaten St. Augustine’s and Charlotte in the past two weeks, NCCU (2-1) faces a difficult test against Towson today (2 p.m., at O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium. Towson (3-0) is ranked No. 4 in the nation among Football Championship Subdivision schools.