Virginia Tech took an early 14-3 lead against North Carolina and never looked back, earning their first ACC win of the season with a 34-17 victory in Chapel Hill.
Two hopeful division contenders will compete just to stay out of the divisional basement as both Virginia Tech and North Carolina meet on Saturday already 0-1 in ACC play.
Georgia Tech hosts Miami on Saturday night with a chance to take control of the Coastal Division. Plus, Virginia Tech's rush attack takes a hit and could Louisville lose to Syracuse?
Virginia Tech will be without one of their starting freshman running backs after he suffered an ACL tear in Saturday's game.
A plucky Western Michigan team kept things close for a half, but a strung day on the ground helped the Hokies pull away for the 35-17 homecoming win.