Originally written on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 9/8/12
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. --- As Sam Fickens fourth missed field goal attempt of the afternoon sailed wide of the goalposts with no time left on the clock, Virginias football team poured out onto the field in celebration of a 17-16 victory over visiting Penn State. Virginia won, but it didnt really deserve to. But neither did Penn State. Both clubs were self-destructive all afternoon, and in the end the football team with more promise prevailed. But the jubilation flowing through the veins of the Cavaliers will soon harden, as game film awaits them in the next couple of days. That wont be pretty. And lets face it, had Ficken made just one more kick Penn State likely would have been the ones going bananas on the field its strong turnout of fans doing the same in the stands celebrating the first recognized win for the program since 1999, thanks to an NCAA investigation that canceled out all victories over the last decade-plus and has rendered this once-proud program to the status of P...
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