Ugly Game Proves Sugar Bowl Chose Wrong

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It wasn't the worst attempt to legitimize the BCS, but it was in the bottom 95 percent.

Go ahead, pile on: Another team or teams should have been here ... It was a Sugar Bowl matchup that would have made a heck of a Capital One Bowl ... The last time this game kicked off without a top-10 team, it was 1945 ... Twelve-thousand empty Superdome seats came out disguised as disinterest.

In a game that couldn't sell enough tickets, couldn't sell itself and -- just betting here -- couldn't generate enough ratings, Michigan beat Virginia Tech 23-20 in overtime.

Boise State and Kansas State thank you. Actually, they don't. They're bitter and deserve to be. Either school's fans would have filled the place. Their...

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