Tag: second quarter

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Semifinal Thursday: The first college football playoffs worked

When Alabama went up 21-6 in the second quarter against Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl late Thursday night, it looked like we were on our way to a one-versus-two final that we could have just avoided if not for the push toward four-team playoff.


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Report: Economy grew 5 percent in third quarter

The economy grew at a heated 5.0 percent rate in the third quarter of 2014, according to a report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis released on Tuesday.


Greyson Lambert vs. Matt Johns: ‘Hoo was the better UVA QB?

Greyson Lambert was the starting quarterback for the UVA opener at home against Top 10 UCLA on Aug. 30, but he didn’t even make it to halftime.


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Liberty football rallies in second half, upsets JMU, 26-21, in playoffs

The Flames scored three times and held the No. 15/15 James Madison potent offense in check in the second half, allowing No. 20/23 Liberty to advance in the NCAA FCS Playoffs with a 26-21 win.


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#21 Richmond tops #22 William and Mary, 34-20

The No. 22/19 William and Mary football team fell to No. 21 Richmond, 34-20, on Senior Night at Zable Stadium.


The Citadel defeats VMI in Military Classic of the South, 45-25

The Citadel Bulldogs scored 21 points in the third quarter to pull away and went on to a 45-25 victory over the VMI Keydets in The Military Classic of the South.


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UVA ices frigid Hurricanes, tops Miami, 30-13

The UVA defense held a potent Miami attack in check, and put in a surprisingly dominant effort in the second half in a 30-13 win over the favored Hurricanes on Saturday night in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.


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Liberty upsets #1 Coastal Carolina, 15-14, is playoff-bound

Liberty punched its ticket to the NCAA FCS Playoffs for the first time with a 15-14 victory over No. 2/1 Coastal Carolina, Saturday afternoon, at Brooks Stadium.


First Bank to acquire six Bank of America branches

First Bank will acquire the branch banking operations of six locations in the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia regions from Bank of America.


Western Carolina holds off VMI football rally, wins 42-27

VMI redshirt freshman quarterback Al Cobb added more records to his outstanding debut season, but the Western Carolina Catamounts were able to hold off a second half VMI charge to down the Keydets, 42-27.


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Liberty football falls to Charleston Southern, 38-36, on Senior Day

The Liberty Flames scored twice in the fourth quarter to pull within two points, but were unable to come up with a defensive stop late in the game, dropping their Senior Day contest, 38-36, to Charleston Southern.


Virginia Tech upsets #21 Duke, 17-16

Virginia Tech turned three Duke turnovers into 17 points, and the Hokies escaped with a 17-16 win in Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C., on Saturday.


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#24 William and Mary football tops Elon, 17-7

The No. 24/25 William and Mary football team earned a 17-7 victory against Elon at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


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Game Review: Inside the UVA 34-20 loss at #2 Florida State

Greyson Lambert had probably his most efficient outing as the UVA starting quarterback, with a passer rating of 132.5 to show for his 20-for-35, 220-yard, three-touchdown effort.


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Second-quarter disaster dooms UVA in 34-20 loss at #2 Florida State

UVA led #2 Florida State 13-7 at the end of the first quarter with the ball. Before a minute had passed in the second quarter, the ‘Noles had the lead thanks to two Virginia miscues, setting the table for the Seminoles to post an otherwise tough 34-20 win in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday night.


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Press Conference: ODU football coach Bobby Wilder

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with reporters on Monday. ODU (3-6, 1-4 Conference USA) hosts Florida International (3-6, 2-3 C-USA) on Saturday at 3;30 p.m.


Game Notes: Minnesota Vikings top Washington Redskins, 29-26

The Washington Redskins fell to the Minnesota Vikings, 29-26, in front of an announced crowd of 52,252 people at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Sunday.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters after the Cavs (4-5, 2-3 ACC) lost at Georgia Tech (7-2, 4-2 ACC) on Saturday, 35-10.


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Bridgewater football routs #22 Hampden-Sydney, 34-9

The Bridgewater Eagles defense held 22nd-ranked Hampden-Sydney to a season-low nine points as the Eagles rolled past conference-leading Hampden-Sydney by a 34-9 score on Saturday.


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Backs against the wall: And UVA football comes out listless

Georgia Tech had two touchdowns on the board before UVA could manage a first down on Saturday in Bobby Dodd Stadium. The Cavaliers, for their part, had three three-and-outs in their first four offensive series.


nTelos reports third quarter earnings

NTELOS Holdings Corp., a leading regional provider of nationwide wireless voice and data communications announced today operating and financial results for its third quarter.


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#18 William and Mary football tops Delaware, 31-17

The No. 18/20 William and Mary football team earned a 31-17 victory against Delaware at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


Wofford blasts VMI football, 38-3

The Wofford College Terriers scored the first 17 points of the game to take the lead for good, and went on to a 38-3 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference football action Saturday at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C.


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UNC rallies, deflates UVA on Homecoming, 28-27

For the umpteenth time, UVA dominated an opponent statistically. For the fourth time this season, an opponent outplayed statistically walked away with the W.


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#4 Villanova edges #15 William and Mary, 35-31

The No. 15/18 William and Mary football team was edged by No. 5/4 Villanova, 35-31. W&M (4-3, 1-2) led, 31-28, with less than a minute remaining, Villanova (6-1, 4-0) scored the game-winning touchdown on a 13-yard pass from quarterback John Robertson to wide receiver Kevin Gulyas with just 0:52 on the clock.


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Jump pass lifts Duke to 20-13 win over UVA in ACC Coastal clash

A 3-yard touchdown pass from backup Thomas Sirk to tight end David Reeves broke a fourth-quarter stalemate and lifted Duke to a 20-13 win over UVA on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C.


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Pitt holds off late Virginia Tech rally, wins in ACC, 21-16

Pitt dominated on the ground, gaining 210 yards and holding Virginia Tech to a season-low 26, and the Panthers held off a late Hokies rally to post a 21-16 win in ACC football action in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Thursday night.


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ODU football loses at UTEP, 42-35

Old Dominion University football staged a valiant second half comeback but Jameill Showers threw two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter and the Monarchs fell 42-35 in El Paso Saturday night.


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#10 William and Mary football blown out by #4 New Hampshire, 32-3

The No. 10/11 William and Mary football team had its four-game winning streak snapped with a 32-3 loss at No. 4/6 New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon.


Navy pulls away, blasts VMI football, 51-14

Despite the Virginia Military Institute football team cutting the lead to 14-7 at the United States Naval Academy, the Midshipmen scored 23 unanswered points over 5:19 in the second quarter en route to a 51-14 win at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon.


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Liberty outlasts Appalachian State in OT, 55-48

An old-fashioned shootout was ended on a defensive play in overtime, allowing Liberty to claim a 55-48 victory over Appalachian State, Saturday afternoon, during Homecoming weekend at Kidd Brewer Stadium.


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Emory & Henry blasts Bridgewater football, 34-21

Emory & Henry scored 27 unanswered points to break a 7-7 first-quarter deadlock with a 34-21 victory over the Bridgewater Eagles on a dreary Saturday afternoon at the Jopson Athletic Complex.


JMU football routs Towson, 62-7

JMU raced to a 27-0 lead at halftime and poured it on from there in a dominating 62-7 win over Towson on Saturday in Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg, Va.


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Next step in UVA rebuilding process: Learning how to win

UVA had a commanding 24-3 lead at the half Saturday night against Pitt. Scott Stadium was buzzing. A blowout win over an ACC rival was in the making. The Cavs had the ball to start the second half. Build on the strong second quarter showing with a successful first drive, put some more points on the board, and the game was over.


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Postgame: Inside the Pitt locker room after 24-19 UVA win

Highlights from interviews with Pitt coach Paul Chryst and Panthers players after the 24-19 win by UVA.


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Video: UVA-Pitt highlights

UVA holds off a late surge to beat Pittsburgh by a final score of 24-19. UVA senior running back Kevin Parks had a monster game, ripping off 169 yards rushing, which included a season-long 48-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.


#14 Chattanooga blitzes VMI football, 55-7

The nationally-ranked defense of the #14 Chattanooga Mocs lived up to its billing, shutting down VMI and handing the Keydets a 55-7 Southern Conference loss Saturday afternoon at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tenn.


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UVA holds off late Pitt rally, wins 24-19, improves to 2-0 in ACC

UVA raced out to a 24-3 halftime lead, but Pitt hung around until the late stages before finally falling, 24-19, before 43,307 in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday night.


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Marshall blasts ODU in Norfolk, 56-14

Despite Old Dominion having procession of the ball just 2:28 minutes less than Marshall, the Monarchs suffered a 56-14 setback in Conference USA action against The Herd on Saturday afternoon at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium.


Meaningful October football: Can UVA get leg up on ACC Coastal race?

How long has it been since UVA Nation was getting ready for a meaningful fall football game in Scott Stadium? It turns out that 2011 was only three years ago, but it feels like forever.


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Indiana State routs #22 Liberty, 38-19

Indiana State racked up 322 first-half total offensive yards and a halftime margin No. 22 Liberty was not able to overcome to secure a 38-19 victory over the Flames on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.


UVA overcomes sloppy first half, dominates Kent State, 45-13

UVA was outplayed in a sloppy first half by heavy underdog Kent State, but took control in a dominant third quarter and ultimately coasted to a 45-13 win in front of just 33,526 fans at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.


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Middle Tennessee State blows past ODU football, 41-28

Middle Tennessee jumped out to a 24-0 lead with 7:01 to play in the second quarter as the Blue Raiders defeated ODU 41-28 on Friday night at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium.


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#13 William and Mary tops Lafayette, 33-19

The No. 13/17 William and Mary football team rallied back from a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat Lafayette, 33-19, at Zable Stadium on Saturday evening.


Notebook: Inside UVA’s 41-33 loss at #21 BYU

UVA dominates stats, except for the important one: Virginia outgained #21 BYU by nearly 200 yards, had more than twice as many first downs, had the ball twice as long, and still lost.