Game with biggest spread ever ends with 'no action'

Sep 8, 2012 |
Let the conspiracy theorists come out of the woodwork. The game with the reported biggest pointspread in college football history will end with "no action" after the Savannah State-Florida State game was delayed in the third quarter Saturday and ultimately ended as a final due to thunder and lightning storms. 

The Seminoles led 55-0 when the game was halted and they needed just 15 more points to cover the spread of 69.5. Most books stipulate that a football game must see at least 55 minutes of playing time on the field in order for there to be considered action on it.

Depending on the book, this was either a big relief or a big disappointment. reported seeing over 70 percent of its players on Florida State while Cantor Gaming in Las Vegas reported 75 percent were taking the points on Savannah State when they posted the opening spread of 70.5 Thursday.

The game was delayed initially in the second quarter for 59 minutes and again in the second half for 42 minutes before officials from both schools and the ACC agreed to call the game.

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