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ACC Daily Digest, Jan. 17: 5-star Hurt to visit Duke; Nwora continues to produce

You’re busy; we’re busy. Let’s get right to it. Here’s what you need to know in the ACC on this Thursday morning.

 

5-star PF Matthew Hurt to visit Duke

One of the top players in the 2019 recruiting class, 5-star power forward Matthew Hurt, will take an official visit to Duke this weekend. Hurt, a consensus top-10 player in the class, has already visited UNC and Kentucky. In a few weeks, he’s set to visit Kansas, too.

He will be at Duke for the matchup with Virginia.

 

Nwora notches career-high 32 points; Louisville defeats BC, 70-60

As Louisville continues to win (3-1 ACC), Jordan Nwora continues to put up big scoring numbers. In the Wednesday night win over Boston College, Nwora slapped up a career-high 32 points: 12-16 FGA, 5-9 3PA (41 3P% on the season). He also grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out four assists, too.

On the other side, Jordan Chatman broke out — six 3-pointers — but BC managed to score just one point per possession.

 

Speaking of career highs: Marcquise Reed; Clemson wins over GT

In a game that Clemson absolutely had to have, Marcquise Reed delivered in a 72-60 win over Georgia Tech — which hit the brakes on a three-game losing slide for the Tigers. Reed needed only 13 FGA to hit a career-high 30 points — to go along with four steals and only one turnover.

Georgia Tech’s James Banks continues to terrorize at the rim, though; the Texas transfer blocked four more shots, which gives him 41 for the season.

 

ACC Football 2019 Schedule Released

On Wednesday, the ACC released the football schedule for the 2019 season. If you need to get caught up, we have you covered here: 2019 Schedule.

 

3 FSU Players enter the transfer portal

According to reports, three Florida State players have entered the NCAA’s transfer portal: QB James Blackman, WR George Campbell and TE Naseir Upshur.

 

NC State football loses another assistant coach

Eddie Faulkner had a plethora of responsibilities at NC State, including recruiting coordinator. However, the Pack will again have to reshuffle the deck — now a fourth coach has left the football program this offseason.