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1973 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 33-44-2, .430 W-L% (9th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 0.64 (7th of 13) ▪ SOS: 2.98 (6th of 13)

Conference Champion: North Carolina State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(North Carolina and North Carolina State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Maryland and North Carolina State)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
North Carolina State 9 3 0 .750 6 0 0 1.000 33.0 20.9 16.29 6.79
Maryland 8 4 0 .667 5 1 0 .833 27.9 11.8 13.33 2.16
Clemson 5 6 0 .455 4 2 0 .667 21.0 23.9 -0.89 1.66
Virginia 4 7 0 .364 3 3 0 .500 18.1 27.3 -7.06 0.85
Duke 2 8 1 .227 1 4 1 .250 12.0 18.5 -4.26 2.83
North Carolina 4 7 0 .364 1 5 0 .167 22.0 24.2 -0.18 3.73
Wake Forest 1 9 1 .136 0 5 1 .083 6.6 29.6 -12.71 2.83

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
North Carolina State 17 17 14 19             20 16 16 16 16
Maryland                         18 18 20
North Carolina 19 19                          

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1973-12-28 Peach Bowl Georgia 17 Maryland 16 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1973-12-17 Liberty Bowl North Carolina State 31 Kansas 18 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Ken Pengitore (Clemson) 43.6
2. Scott Gardner (Virginia) 42.3

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ken Pengitore (Clemson) 7.3
2. Scott Gardner (Virginia) 7.2

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ken Pengitore (Clemson) 6.2
2. Scott Gardner (Virginia) 5.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Ken Pengitore (Clemson) 110.4
2. Scott Gardner (Virginia) 103.3

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Don Buckey (North Carolina State) 18.3
2. Harrison Davis (Virginia) 17.6
3. Gordy Bengel (Clemson) 17.0
4. Walter White (Maryland) 15.6
5. Bennie Cunningham (Clemson) 15.5
6. Ben Fordham (Duke) 14.6
7. Jimmy Jerome (North Carolina) 12.9
8. Frank Russell (Maryland) 12.0
9. Charles Waddell (North Carolina) 11.5