Monday, October 27, 2008

ACC kickoff times for Nov. 6-8

GREENSBORO -- The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday that ESPN/ABC has declared a six-day option for the games of Saturday, Nov. 8, holding two ACC games—Georgia Tech at North Carolina and Clemson at Florida State. The decision on game times and networks will be decided no later than 12 noon this Sunday, Nov. 2.

The six-day option will also affect the game time and network for the Virginia at Wake Forest game which will be either televised either by Raycom Sports at 12 noon or on ESPNU at 3:30 pm.

Two Saturday game times are set: Notre Dame at Boston College will be played at 8 p.m., but the network decision (either ABC or ESPN) will be made on Sunday; and NC State at Duke will be played at 3:30 pm, with either ESPNU televising the game, or the contest will be available via video streaming by ESPN 360.

The Maryland at Virginia Tech game had been previously announced to be televised by ESPN at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Nov. 6.

Thursday, Nov. 6 (Previously Announced)

Maryland at Virginia Tech, ESPN, 7:30 pm

Saturday, Nov. 8

NC State at Duke, ESPNU or ESPN 360#*, 3:30 pm

Notre Dame at Boston College, ABC or ESPN*, 8 pm

Virginia at Wake Forest, Raycom at 12 noon or ESPNU at 3:30 pm*

Clemson at Florida State, Six-day option, TBD*

Georgia Tech at North Carolina Six-day option, TBD*

* Decision on Networks and Gametimes to be announced no later than 12 noon on Sunday, Nov. 2

# ESPN 360 is ESPN's video streaming platform