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DURHAM, N. Blanc et Noir Nike Air Huarache Pour Homme/Femme .C. -- Virginia Tech took the lead with some Beamerball. The Hokies kept hold of it with another program staple -- some tough defense at the right time.Adonis Alexander returned a blocked field goal 75 yards for the early, go-ahead touchdown, and No. 23 Virginia Tech held on to beat Duke 24-21 on Saturday and remain in control of the ACCs Coastal Division race.We took what could have been a really difficult situation, and the kids did a great job, first-year Tech coach Justin Fuente said.It was classic Beamerball -- even without Frank Beamer, whos in his first year of retirement.Travon McMillian ran 14 yards for a TD and Jerod Evans passed for 192 yards and scored on a 7-yard run, carrying three Duke defenders along for the ride, for the Hokies (7-2, 5-1, No. 19 CFP).Daniel Jones pulled Duke within three points with his second touchdown run of the game, a 2-yarder with 7:10 to play.The Blue Devils got the ball back with 5:55 remaining after forcing a three-and-out, but it looked like they gave it right back when Shaun Wilson fumbled at the 35. But that decision was overturned after a review determined Virginia Tech rover Terrell Edmunds should have been called for targeting, giving the Blue Devils the ball at midfield.These Hokies didnt buckle. Dukes next three plays netted three yards before the Blue Devils punted back, and Virginia Tech ran out the final 4:06, with Evans converting the game-sealing third-and-3 with less than 2 minutes to go.I was pleased with the way the team responded after that event, Fuente said. That was an opportunity to kind of let the air out of your balloon, so to speak, and it certainly did not happen. The defense responded, the offense got the ball and ran the clock out to finish the ball game.Jones, who finished with 148 yards passing, also scored from 7 yards out late in the third quarter to make it 21-14, before Joey Slye extended the Hokies lead to 10 with a 27-yard field goal on the next possession.Wilson had a short touchdown run for the Blue Devils (3-6, 0-5), who have lost three straight and are 1-4 since upsetting Notre Dame.THE TAKEAWAYVirginia Tech: The path to the Coastal Division title still runs through Blacksburg, thanks to that 34-3 win at North Carolina last month. Nothing came easy after they went up 21-7 in the second quarter, but at least the Hokies handled success better than last time and now they will wrap up their first ACC title game berth since 2011 with home wins against Georgia Tech next week and Virginia on Nov. 26.Duke: The Blue Devils have to be in win-or-else mode the rest of the way if they want to extend their school-record postseason streak to five years. They could reach a bowl game with a 5-7 record because of their high APR scores -- and if theres a shortage of six-win teams -- but at this point, theres a serious question about whether Duke will make it to the five-win mark. What we have is a good football team without a very good record, coach David Cutcliffe said.POLL IMPLICATIONSThis victory may not send the Hokies much higher, but at least they made enough timely plays to avoid a repeat of the Syracuse loss last month that sent them tumbling out of the Top 25.PLAY OF THE DAYWith the score tied at 7 -- and two snaps after Jones misfired on a sure-thing touchdown pass that would have given Duke the lead -- the Blue Devils brought in AJ Reed, who to that point had made just 3 of 7 field goals all season, to try a 30-yarder.Greg Stroman came off the left edge to block it, and after Alexander scooped it up and took off downfield, Stroman delivered a crushing block on Reed that helped spring him for Techs second special-teams TD of the season and first off a blocked field goal since 2005.INJURY REPORTStroman did not return after he injured his right ankle during a hit from Jeremy McDuffie while fielding a second-quarter punt. He was carried to the sideline and carted to the locker room. Fuente did not provide any details on Stromans status.QUICK HITSEvans was held without a touchdown pass for the first time this season. ... Virginia Tech was held to 399 total yards. The only time the Hokies finished with fewer this season was in the victory at North Carolina in hurricane conditions.UP NEXTVirginia Tech: Faces Georgia Tech next Saturday before making a visit to Notre Dame.Duke: Has a short week to prepare for its fiercest rival, No. 18 North Carolina, on Thursday night.---Follow Joedy McCreary at His work can be found at AP college football at and Nike Air Huarache City Pack Homme Noir Doré . Any real chance at payback wont come until the playoff. Still, Pittsburgh knows its taut 3-2 win over the Bruins on Wednesday night is a pretty good place to start laying the groundwork. "They are a very good defensive team," Penguins forward Brandon Sutter said. Nike Noir Blanc Air Huarache Homme Chaussure . Varlamov made 33 saves and Ryan OReilly had a goal and scored in the shootout as the Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. . After Mondays hard-fought loss, the wait seemed longer than usual. Getting set to go their separate ways for a short Christmas break, the Raptors coach credited his team for their effort on a seemingly impossible three-game road trip, urging them to build on that success when they get back to work at the end of the week. Really good or really lucky?Which is Clemson? Probably a bit of both.The No. 3 Tigers (8-0, 5-0 ACC) won five games by seven points or fewer this season with the latest nail-biting installment a 37-34 squeaker at Florida State last week.That kept them on course for the Atlantic Division title, a berth in the ACC Championship Game and a likely spot in the College Football Playoff as they prepare to host Syracuse on Saturday at Memorial Stadium (3:30 p.m. ET, ABC).Tigers coach Dabo Swinney would add a third trait to the list: Toughness.For our guys to overcome adversity and find a way to win at their place, its something pretty special, Swinney said. I cant say enough about the heart and toughness these guys have. They just find ways to win games in difficult situations.The Tigers had to go to overtime to beat North Carolina State 24-17 and got that opportunity only because the Wolfpack missed a chip-shot field goal attempt as time ran out in the fourth quarter with the game tied.Against Louisville, the Tigers lost a 28-10 halftime lead and trailed 36-28 midway through the fourth quarter before rallying for two touchdowns. A fourth-down stop at their own 4-yard line preserved their 42-36 victory.And they trailed by eight points again entering the fourth quarter at Florida State, and it could have been more if a fortuitous flag not nullified a big run by Seminoles running back Dalvin Cook that could have put the Seminoles in position for a least a field goal and 11-point cushion. The Tigers took advantage of the break and went on to a 17-point fourth quarter.Junior quarterback Deshaun Watson had one of the best games of his career, passing for 378 yards and two touchdowns against the Seminoles. He passed for 300 yards in four of the Tigers last five games.The defense also has gotten a boost from the return of defensive end Austin Bryant, who missed the first six games of the season withh an injury. Nike Air Huarache Homme/Femme Noir/Blanc/Gris. The sophomore has two sacks in the last two games.Anytime you get a great player back on your team, its very important, Swinney said. Its great to get a player like him plugged back in.Syracuse (4-4, 2-2), operating under first-year coach Dino Babers, is coming off an open date after getting to the .500 mark with consecutive victories over Boston College and ACC Coastal Division frontrunner Virginia Tech in its last two games.Babers was glad for the break.It gave quarterback Eric Dungey the chance to rest up from the punishment he has been taking in the pocket and outside it. Hes on pace to challenge or break a number of Syracuse offensive records -- if he can stay healthy against some tough defenses. He is seventh nationally in passing yards per game (328.9) and has six 300-yard passing games.We really needed the bye, Babers said. You know, a lot of times when you have a bye, you start off the next game a little bit slower, but we really needed the time to heal.The Virginia Tech, the Boston College, the Connecticut, those were physical games, they really were, and were banged up. We need our guys to get some rest. We need to go out and do some coaching. Our players need to work on their studies a little bit, and then we need to come back together and get ready for the last third of the season.Syracuse also has goals of its own in the final month, needing two more wins to get to bowl eligibility. For Clemson, the goals are slightly more ambitious, which adds to the stakes.When we get into November, the air gets a little thinner, Swinney said. This is what we call the championship phase of our journey.Its a fun time. 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