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Saturday, November 20, 2010
Something's missing

By Heather Dinich

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Is this it? Is this the best the Atlantic Division has to offer? If it is, Virginia Tech can book its ticket to the Orange Bowl.

Part of the problem is that NC State stole the show earlier this afternoon in one of the best games of the season in its win over rival North Carolina. This one isn't exactly delivering an encore. But part of the problem is also that neither of these teams is looking much like a champion. They're just, well, OK.

FSU has nine first downs. Christian Ponder isn't having a great night. Neither team has cracked 100 yards rushing. Something is missing here. It might be the Atlantic Division champion.