ACC Baseball: Tigers edge into 2nd in Atlantic; Cavs, Noles, Devils, Pack win

Miami goes for 14th straight win today against Notre Dame

Clemson's Daniel Gossett (23) pitches against Virginia Tech in the first inning at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Friday. Gossett had nine strikeouts in six innings pitched.

Photo by Sefton Ipock

Clemson's Daniel Gossett (23) pitches against Virginia Tech in the first inning at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Friday. Gossett had nine strikeouts in six innings pitched.

Clemson moved back into second place in the ACC Atlantic Division standings as a result of the Tigers' 3-2, 11-inning victory over Pittsburgh Friday, coupled with Florida State's 7-1 win over Wake Forest at Winston-Salem.

The Tigers (23-14, 11-7) will go for the series victory today at 3 p.m. when they face the Panthers (16-21, 8-11) at Charles Cost Field in Pittsburgh.

Daniel Gossett will be on the mound for the Tigers against Pitt's Matt Wotherspoon in a battle of righthanders.

The Deacons (24-16, 11-8) dropped half a game behind the Tigers, while Florida State improved to 29-8 overall and 15-4 in conference play.

Also winning by 3-2 margins on Friday were Duke (22-17, 10-9) over Virginia Tech (18-18-1, 7-12) and top-ranked Virginia (31-6, 15-4) over North Carolina (22-16, 9-10).

NC State (21-15, 7-12) won its opener over Boston College (12-25, 3-16) by a score of 5-1, while Maryland (23-13, 8-10) topped Georgia Tech (24-15, 10-9) by a 7-2 margin.

Miami (26-12, 14-4) will go for its 14th straight victory when the Hurricanes open their weekend series against Notre Dame (15-21, 3-15).

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