Virginia Tech women upset No. 2 NC State 83-71 in OT
BLACKSBURG, Va. – Kenny Brooks has won nearly 63% of his games since becoming the Virginia Tech women’s basketball coach in 2016. Aisha Sheppard scored 18 of her 28 points in overtime to help Virginia Tech upset No. Virginia Tech had never beaten an opponent ranked higher than No. That was the difference.”AdElizabeth Kitley added 17 points and 11 rebounds, and Azana Baines had 16 points for Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech: Hosts North Carolina on Sunday.
No. 9 Miami clinging to title hopes when it visits Hokies
The ninth-ranked Miami Hurricanes will tangle with a longtime rival when they play at Virginia Tech on Saturday. Miami is third in the Atlantic Coast Conference standings with a 5-1 record and likely needs to win the rest of its games to have a chance at playing for the conference title. Virginia Tech is trying to bounce back from a gut-wrenching last-second loss to No. The Hokies have lost two of their last three. Key for the Hokies will be slowing quarterback Miami D’Eriq King, who threw for 430 yards and five TDs last week and ran for 105 yards.
Hurricanes move up to No. 9 in AP Poll
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Miami Hurricanes are on the rise. 9 in the latest AP Poll released on Sunday. The Canes picked up a win on Friday night at NC State 44-41. Next up, Miami will travel to Virginia Tech next Saturday to play the Hokies at noon. Here’s the AP Top 10:1.