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No. 24 Duke’s trip to Pitt headlines ACC’s Week 10

Georgia Tech quarterback Justin Thomas (5) tries to evade Pittsburgh linebacker Anthony Gonzalez (28) in the first quarter of an NCAA football game, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 10 of the season:

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Walker lifts Hornets over Bucks in OT, 108-106

Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker (15) reacts after making a basket against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The Hornets won 108-106 in overtime. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker didn’t waste any time at all providing the Charlotte Hornets with a return on their investment.

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Swofford: No academic fraud concerns while at UNC

Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford speaks at the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says there were no red flags indicating academic fraud was being missed or ignored at North Carolina while he was the school’s athletic director.

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ACC aiming to snap Final Four drought

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski answers a question at the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For years, the Atlantic Coast Conference built its basketball reputation on nearly annual appearances in the Final Four.

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Saints, Panthers square off for NFC South lead

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) carries on a touchdown run against Green Bay Packers cornerback Davon House (31) in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. The Saints won 44-23. (AP Photo/Rogelio Solis)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have to find a way to win on the road if they plan to take over first place in the NFC South.

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