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Virginia Tech Hokies

No. 1 Ohio State faces Hawaii in home opener

Hawaii coach Norm Chow isn't having his team make a 9,020-mile round trip just to be a pushover for Ohio State on Saturday in the Buckeyes' first game in Ohio Stadium since winning the national championship. "It's just another game. It's one game. That's what we told our players," Chow said. Even so, it's a rare occurrence when Hawaii gets a chance to face the defending champion, one that defeated Virginia Tech 42-24 on Monday in Ohio State's opener to avenge its lone loss during the 2014 season. The only previous matchup for the Rainbow Warriors against the titleholder was a 63-17 home loss to Southern Cal to start the 2005 season. ...