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Updated: Sunday, October 20 2013, 02:10 AM EDT
The long anticipated duel between 5th ranked FSU at 3rd ranked Clemson turned out to be a dud. The Noles crushed the Tigers 51-14 and took over first place in the Atlantic Division and put themselves squarely in the national title race. Super freshman JameisWinston threw for 444 yards, 3 td's and ran for another score. The 51 points the most ever scored against the Tigers in Death Valley.
Western Carolina held a 17-7 halftime lead at home over 12th ranked Wofford Saturday in Cullowhee, but the Terriers came back to edge out the Catamounts 21-17. Western has lost 26 straight SOCON games.They host Elon next week.
North Henderson and West Henderson led a big group of mountain volleyball teams who advanced in the first round of the playoffs. North shut out Erwin 3-0 while West blew out East Gaston by the same score.