Canes’ 14-game win streak snapped in series opener at Virginia Tech
The Miami Hurricanes had their 14-game win streak officially ended by Virginia Tech on Thursday night. Miami (27-7, 13-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) could not fight off Virginia Tech (22-8, 8-6 ACC) and dropped its first game since March 20. The top four batters for Virginia Tech, made up of Nick Biddison, Gavin Cross, Tanner Schobel and Jack Hurley accounted for 12 of the team’s 16 hits. A poor defensive inning and a big double with bases loaded by Cade Hunter in the eighth, however, allowed Virginia Tech to pull away and secure the win. Huge, huge outing for him.”Palmquist (6-2) collected the loss and Virginia Tech’s Griffin Green (5-1) was given the win.themiamihurricane.com
Virginia Tech make history, 66-61 over No. 23 North Carolina
Georgia Amoore put up 17 points and Virginia Tech posted a second straight win over a nationally-ranked opponent for the first time in program history, knocking off No. 23 North Carolina, 66-61 on Sunday afternoon. The Hokies (19-6, 11-3) knocked off No. 11 Georgia Tech, 73-63, Thursday and entered the game tied with No. 18 Notre Dame for third place in the ACC.news.yahoo.com
‘There’s no nights off’: Hurricanes set for road battle against Virginia Tech
2 Duke inside Cameron Indoor Stadium have set up the Hurricanes for another setting shift: a road test versus struggling Virginia Tech. “There’s no nights off, there’s no easy games, there’s no game you can look past,” Larrañaga said. Virginia Tech’s veteran guards Storm Murphy, Hunter Cattoor and Nahiem Alleyne are each shooting at least 35% from 3-point territory. UM hasn’t defeated Virginia Tech since winning a 102-95 triple-overtime battle in Blacksburg, Virginia, in February 2020. Whether we’re sitting in first [place] or 12th, there’s a very good opponent on the court with us.”themiamihurricane.com
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.