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Highlights: Syracuse vs Virginia Tech

Watch highlights from Syracuse's 72-52 win over Virginia Tech inside.
Via syracuse.scout.com
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

BC pulls out a win at Virginia Tech

BC earned a big win at Virginia Tech Saturday. Repeatedly throughout the broadcast Dave Odom mentioned BC's confidence and how just one win might lead to a breakthrough. I would welcome a change, but I am not counting on it. But there were a few things that did make a difference.-- Playing last year's lineup. We have the most experienced roster in the conference, but too...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Liston, No. 3 Duke outlast Virginia Tech 74-70

Tricia Liston scored 22 points, Alexis Jones had 19, and No. 3 Duke held off Virginia Tech's rally to win 74-70 on Sunday. The Blue Devils (18-1, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) led by 15 points at the half, but the Hokies pulled within three in the closing seconds Uju Ugoka scored 29 points, Vanessa Panousis added 21 and Monet Tellier had 18 for Virginia Tech (10-7, 0-4). Ugoka...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hokies fall short against No. 3 Duke, 74-70

Monet Tellier detests what Virginia Tech's 0-4 record in Atlantic Coast Conference play suggests about her team, and taking No. 3 Duke to the final seconds before losing offered her little consolation. ''We have a good team,'' Tellier said. ''Unfortunately, we don't have an ACC win to show for it.'' Tricia Liston scored 22 points, including...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bennett Talks Ahead of Virginia Tech

Virginia men's basketball head coach Tony Bennett talked rotation, London Perrantes, Joe Harris and Virginia Tech on Wednesday.
Via virginia.scout.com
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Logan Thomas Is The Most Polarizing Figure In The NFL Draft

If an NFL scout could describe Logan Thomas' career at Virginia Tech in one phrase, it would be "inconsistent and disappointing, with flashes of greatness sprinkled in".Thomas has showed that he clearly has the arm strength, size, and mobility to dominate at the next level, but has yet to show the touch and accuracy that is needed to become a quarterback in the NFL...
Via Football Nation
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Whit Babcock Reportedly Applies for Virginia Tech AD Position

via Cincinnati has a pretty great athletic director in Whit Babcock. With the Bearcats stuck on the outs of the national scene, it makes sense that if a bigger job opened, Babcock should at least take a look at it. And take a look he has. The latest news from the search is that the Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague isn't interested in the job. Neither is...
Via Bearcats Blog
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UC AD Whit Babcock Going to Virginia Tech For Same Position

via The fire started yesterday with the rumors that UC AD Whit Babcock applied to become the next Virginia Tech athletic director. The rumors intensified today. And for good reason. It's being reported that Whit Babcock has accepted the job as the Virginia Tech AD. Classic David Teel misspelled hashtag. Babcock was the 14th athletic director at UC. He arrived...
Via Bearcats Blog
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: Virginia Tech vs. Virginia

The Virginia men’s basketball team welcome in-state rival Virginia Tech to the John Paul Jones Arena. HooNation previews the battle for state supremacy.
Via virginia.scout.com
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Babcock Announces Departure; UC Names Interim AD

University of Cincinnati Athletics Department press release: CINCINNATI -- University of Cincinnati Athletics Director Whit Babcock, who has led Bearcats sports since October 2011, has announced that he has accepted a new position at Virginia Tech. UC President Santa J. Ono has named Desiree Reed-Francois as Interim Athletics Director. Desiree is a respected leader with almost 20...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Va Tech hires Cincinnati's Babcock as new AD

Whit Babcock, the athletic director at Cincinnati since October 2011, will be the new AD at Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech President Charles Steger made the announcement Friday night. Babcock, 43, received a five-year contract starting March 1. He replaces Jim Weaver, who retired at the end of year because of health concerns. ''He has substantial experience managing large...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech has hired Whit Babcock to be AD

Virginia Tech has hired Whit Babcock as its new athletic director, the school announced Friday. Babcock, who has served as Cincinnati athletic director since 2011, was born and raised in Virginia, and played baseball at James Madison. He replaces Jim Weaver, who stepped down for health reasons. "I would like to also thank the University of Cincinnati community which has been...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Loss of Babcock won't be too much for UC

CINCINNATI --€“ The news that Whit Babcock is leaving as athletic director at the University of Cincinnati for the same position at Virginia Tech is a punch to the gut. Or at least it should be. Maybe UC has taken so many of these stomach shots it has developed a rock hard six-pack. When UC president Dr. Santa Ono introduced Desiree Reed-Francois as the interim AD on Saturday there...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 24 Florida St. powers past Virginia Tech 70-54

Natasha Howard scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half to propel No. 24 Florida State past Virginia Tech in a 70-54 win that snapped a four-game losing streak. Florida State (15-5, 3-4 ACC) controlled the game from the opening tip, scoring 10 unanswered points in the first 3 1/2 minutes and closing out the first half with another 10-0 spurt to take a 42-20 advantage into the...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

McBride leads Notre Dame to 74-48 win over Hokies

Kayla McBride scored 18 points and Notre Dame held Virginia Tech to 27 percent shooting in a 74-48 victory Thursday, the Fighting Irish's 22nd straight home win. The Irish (20-0, 7-0) are off to their second best start, three victories shy of matching the 2000-01 start en route to a national championship. It was the most lopsided loss of the season for the Hokies (10-10, 0-7...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Isaiah McKenzie picks Georgia with only Ole Miss, Virginia Tech hats on table

You can’t have a national signing day without at least one recruit messing with people as he makes his decision, and four-star wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie took care of that for us on Wednesday. The American Heritage (Fla.) star committed to Georgia. But if you were watching his decision, you would have sworn he was […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 25 Pitt beats Virginia Tech 62-57 in 2 OTs

Virginia Tech held Pitt senior Lamar Patterson without a point in regulation. The Hokies won the rebounding battle by 15 and held the 25th-ranked Panthers to 37 percent shooting. On most days that would be enough to pull an upset on the road, but the Panthers made some big plays late in regulation and escaped with a 62-57 victory in double overtime. Junior guard Cameron Wright scored...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 14 NC State tops Virginia Tech 72-71 in OT

Len'Nique Brown hit a game-winning floater with 4.5 seconds left in overtime to lead No. 14 North Carolina State past Virginia Tech 72-71 on Sunday. Brown's game-winner followed a 3-pointer by Hannah Young that gave Virginia Tech a 71-70 lead with 27 seconds remaining. Virginia Tech had a chance to win in the waning seconds but Serafina Maulupe's heave at the buzzer...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Hokies end skid, beat Miami 52-45

C.J. Barksdale scored 12 points and Devin Wilson got all 12 of his in the final 3:37 as Virginia Tech ended a 10-game losing streak with a 52-45 victory against Miami, the Hokies' second this season. Wilson, who also had nine assists, also came up with a huge rebound for the Hokies (9-15, 2-10 Atlantic Coast Conference), who hadn't won since beating Maryland-Eastern Shore...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Bennett Dishes Ahead of Virginia Tech

Virginia head coach Tony Bennett will look to move 13-1 in the ACC on Tuesday against Virginia Tech. Bennett discusses the Hokies, his team's ability to win close games and more below.
Via virginia.scout.com
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech upsets No. 11 North Carolina 50-47

Vanessa Panousis tied a career-high with 24 points as Virginia Tech won for the first time in Chapel Hill, upsetting No. 11 North Carolina 50-47 on Sunday. Virginia Tech led the second half until North Carolina used a 13-1 run to take a 43-37 lead with 6:55 remaining. The Hokies answered with an 8-0 run, capped by Panousis' three points, to regain the lead at 46-43 with 1:56...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: ex-Texas Tech QB Michael Brewer eyeing Hokies

Could Logan Thomas‘ replacement under center come from someone currently not on Virginia Tech’s roster? That could be the case according to a report from the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Citing a source with knowledge of the situation, the Times-Dispatch‘s Mike Barber is reporting that Michael Brewer has been in contact with members of the Hokies football program regarding a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Brewer visiting Hokies this weekend

The rumored interest Michael Brewer has expressed in Virginia Tech is about to become more tangible. Confirming rumblings from earlier in the week, Andy Bitter of the Roanoke Times is reporting that the erstwhile Texas Tech quarterback will visit Blacksburg at some point this weekend. Brewer has been in contact with members of the Tech football program in what served as a precursor...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Butch Jones, Frank Beamer To Serve As Co-Grand Marshals At This Week’s Food City 500

Without question, the marquee event of the 2016 college football regular season is going to be the ‘Battle at Bristol’ between Tennessee and Virginia Tech. The two squads will be playing at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee (almost exactly midway between campuses), which can seat 160,000 fans. It’s expected to be the highest-ever-attended college football game. Soon after...
Via College Spun
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Butch Jones and Frank Beamer to be grand marshals of Food City 500.

Butch Jones at 2013 Food City 500. The Tennessee vs. Virginia Tech "Battle at Brisol" won't be held until Sept. 10, 2016. That's not stopping the parties involved from pimping it. Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer will be co-grand marshals for the Food City 500, which will be held at Bristol Motor Speedway this coming Sunday...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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