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  1. FSU in a class by itself in league play

    Heather Dinich

    Yes, Florida State is that good. After Saturday's 51-14 dismantling of Clemson, the question now is not whether FSU is the best team in the ACC, the debate is over whether it's the best team in the country. Saturday's win in Death Valley was le...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  2. Friday Mailblog

    Heather Dinich

    Who's the best team in North Carolina? Van Davenport in Raleigh, N.C., writes: Hi Heather,Ok first things first. I am an avid reader of all your work here on I have been a lifelong Wolfpack fan and am currently a sophomore at NCSU. My qu...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  3. ACC power rankings: Week 9

    Heather Dinich

    It's too bad Duke doesn't play NC State, because then we could really settle who the best team in the state is this year. The ACC race remains as clear as mud as we head into Week 9, but the league's two ranked teams have held their ground the entire...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  4. Hokies lose again but still may win Coastal

    Heather Dinich

    CLEMSON, S.C. -- If Virginia Tech is the best team in the Coastal Division -- scratch that, the best eligible team -- the ACC championship game is in trouble. And right now -- even after a humbling 38-17 loss at Clemson -- the Hokies can still win...

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  5. Midseason report: North Carolina

    Heather Dinich

    NORTH CAROLINA Record: 5-2, 2-1 ACC The best team in the Coastal Division just might be the ineligible one. Despite a first-year coach in Larry Fedora, entirely new offensive and defensive schemes, and an NCAA-imposed postseason ban, the Tar...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  6. UNC keeps Virginia Tech reeling

    Heather Dinich

    The best team in the Coastal Division might be the ineligible one. It certainly doesn't look like it's Virginia Tech, which has now lost back-to-back games and three of its past four. The team that was picked by the media in July to win the divisi...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  7. What we learned in the ACC: Week 3

    Heather Dinich

    Here's a look at what we learned in the ACC in Week 3, in no particular order: 1. The Coastal Division is in disarray. With Virginia Tech's loss to Pitt and Georgia Tech's win over Virginia, who is the best team in the division? It depends on whic...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  8. Vote: ACC's first playoff team?

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech has been the ACC's best team since it joined the league in 2004, but it's hardly the league's only hope at a national title contender. For those of you who follow the blog regularly, you might have heard me predict 2012 as the year of t...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  9. Clemson's loss also a loss for the ACC

    Heather Dinich

    Somewhere in ACC country, ACC commissioner John Swofford had to cringe. The ACC's best team -- its highest ranked team and its Atlantic Division winner -- was having a major meltdown. This is the best the ACC has to offer? Four turnovers? Tw...

    Blog | November 19, 2011
  10. Wrapping up ACC's afternoon games

    Heather Dinich

    Here's a look back at the rest of the final results in the ACC: MIAMI 24, GEORGIA TECH 7 For two straight weeks now, Georgia Tech has not looked like the best team in the Coastal Division. It's a far cry from Georgia Tech's 6-0 start, and with ...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  11. ACC bowl projections: Week 6

    Heather Dinich

    There's no change at the top this week. Clemson still looks like the best team in the ACC, but the Tigers have historically had a few problems with Georgia Tech, so the Yellow Jackets could just as easily be in that spot. As of right now, though, Cle...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  12. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    NC State got beat by what was supposed to be the fifth-best team in the Big East. Not a good sign moving forward for the Wolfpack. NC State was embarrassed. Injuries aren't confined to Raleigh. Virginia Tech's injured receivers have caused some...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  13. Tall task for Virginia Tech

    Heather Dinich

    This ACC team hasn't won it's season opener since 2007. This ACC team hasn't been undefeated entering October since 2005. This is the ACC's best team?? As good as Virginia Tech has been since joining the ACC -- and that's really good -- the ...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  14. What we learned: Bowl edition

    Heather Dinich

    Here's a look at what we learned from the bowl games: Florida State is the best team the conference has heading into 2011. Virginia Tech had a chance to make a statement in the national spotlight in the Discover Orange Bowl against Stanford, but i...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  15. ACC Power Rankings: Week 15

    Heather Dinich

    As we head into bowl season, the ACC power rankings remain status quo from last week, with Virginia Tech at the top. Florida State had a chance to change that but couldn't do it, falling to the Hokies 44-33 in the ACC championship game. The best team...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  16. ACC Power Rankings: Week 13

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech has been the top team in the power rankings for the past three weeks, and in Saturday's win at Miami, the Hokies proved why -- they're the best team in the Coastal Division and the first to secure a spot in this year's ACC championship ...

    Blog | November 22, 2010