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Photo: Duke Mocks The Air Circulation At Virginia Tech’s Cassell Coliseum

The Duke men’s basketball team is set to take on Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., this evening. The Blue Devils (24-3, 11-3 ACC) come into the contest against the Hokies (10-17, 2-12 ACC) having won seven games in a row, putting themselves in prime position to gain a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament.  Prior to tipping off against VT, Duke’s official Twitter account...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Fans On Tinder, Teigen Vs. Burger & Gronk’s Girlfriend?

  I told you Tuesday morning that there was a court storming situation planned for Maryland. It happened. So let’s figure out tonight’s court storming. It’s not happening in the Duke-Virginia Tech game (9, ESPN2). Maybe Indiana-Northwestern (7, BTN) is our game. Just because Northwestern needs something to get excited about. The real game you want to watch is Baylor-Iowa...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch NFL Network Host Learn About Ohio State’s Loss To Virginia Tech

The NFL Network's Molly Qerim didn't know about Ohio State losing to Virginia Tech, thankfully DeAngelo Hall was there to educate her.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Network’s Molly Qerim Didn’t Know Ohio State’s Only Loss Was To Virginia Tech

  Here I assumed Molly Qerim was hired by the NFL Network for her football knowledge. Now, I understand that Molly might’ve been so busy through the NFL season that she didn’t have much of a chance to watch college football, but you’d figure anyone with a media job in football would understand that Ohio State’s only loss was to Virginia Tech. Molly needs to clean up the...
Via Busted Coverage
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dyer scores 15 to lead No. 8 Louisville women past Va Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Shawnta' Dyer scored 15 points to lead No. 8 Louisville to a 69-49 victory over Virginia Tech on Thursday night. Dyer shot 6 of 8 from the floor and 3 for 4 from the free-throw line to lift the Cardinals (23-3, 11-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) to their fourth straight win and sixth in their last seven games. Trailing 7-3, the Cardinals used a 17-5 run to pull...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Links of the Day 2/19/15

Hello, dear friends. I hope ye are well. Dale Earnhardt Jr. bought a lottery ticket. That’s just the kind of risky behavior you expect from a race car driver. The 2022 World Cup will be in the winter. Yeah, that’s probably a good idea. Bad news Vikings fans!  SCOREBOARD NCAAB Miami 76, Virginia Tech 52 – Every conference has a stinker, and it’s Virginia Tech for the ACC...
Via The Rhino and Compass
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami benefits from guest motivator in rout of Virginia Tech

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Inspiration can come from various sources and messages. Entering Wednesday night's matchup, the Miami Hurricanes needed a spark with six games remaining in the regular season and their NCAA Tournament hopes slipping away. In came Ric Elias. CEO and co-founder of Red Ventures, a marketing company based in South Carolina, Elias spoke to the team prior to the 76...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 23 Syracuse women score last 11 to beat Va Tech 59-51

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Brianna Butler and Alexis Peterson combined for 30 points in the second half and No. 23 Syracuse scored the last 11 points of the game to rally past Virginia Tech 59-51 on Sunday. The Orange (18-8, 8-5 ACC) had to recover from their worst half of the season, missing all 17 of their 3-point attempts and shooting 14.3 percent (5 for 35) to trail 24-19 at halftime...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Is A Huge Favorite In Its Redemption Game vs. Virginia Tech In Week 1

The lone loss in Ohio State’s 2014 national championship season came in Week 2 against Virginia Tech. The Buckeyes fell to the Hokies, 35-21.  Redemption is expected on Sept. 7.  Ohio State will open its national championship-defending season in Blacksburg, Va., against Virginia Tech on Labor Day. A blowout victory is predicted for Urban Meyer’s squad. The sportsbook 5Dimes...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

East Recruiting Notes

A look at the latest happenings during the last week around the East Region:    Virginia Tech went back into the DMV to land another talented prospect, and this one is Baltimore St. Frances Academy cornerback Kareem Felder. He made the decision Saturday as the Hokies hosted a big junior day event.   Gaithersburg (Md.) The Avalon School four-star receiver Trevon Diggs continued...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Virginia Tech Coach Buzz Williams Bench Press 300-Plus Pounds

While there is no way to officially rank college basketball coaches’ strength, we feel comfortable calling Virginia Tech’s Buzz Williams the strongest coach in the sport.  For proof, watch the following video.  Here’s the Hokies’ men’s basketball coach bench pressing 300-plus pounds.  Heck, Williams might be the strongest person – player or coach – on Virginia Tech’s...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Tech's Ahmad Hill Called for Foul After Getting Kneed in the Head

Ahmad Hill thought he was doing the valiant and righteous thing when he stepped up in an attempt to draw a charge when Georgia Tech's Chris Bolden went for the dunk. Bolden got his dunk and a foul while Hill got a knee to the head for his efforts.While his head may have been ringing in the end it all worked out for Hill. The Hokies won 65-63. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Muller hits game-winner; Virginia Tech beats Georgia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Malik Muller hit a 3-pointer with 18 seconds left and finished with 17 points to lift Virginia Tech to a 65-63 victory over Georgia Tech on Monday. Muller was 6 of 8 from the floor, including three 3-pointers as Virginia Tech (10-14, 2-9 ACC) snapped a three-game losing streak. Georgia Tech (11-13, 2-10) called a timeout with 12.1 seconds remaining to set up...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 13 North Carolina women roll; beat Virginia Tech 74-52

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Brittany Rountree scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures as No. 13 North Carolina rolled to a 74-52 victory over Virginia Tech on Sunday. North Carolina (19-5, 6-4 ACC) bounced back after losing at No. 25 Syracuse, 61-56 on Thursday night. The Tar Heels led 36-33 at the break, opened the second half on a 20-6 run and cruised from there, forcing...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Completes Season Sweep of Hokies

Freshman guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes scored 12 points and dished out a career-high 11 assists on Saturday as Florida State completed the season sweep of Virginia Tech with a 73-65 victory in Blacksburg. The Seminoles again held the rebounding advantage of the Hokies and six different Florida State players made 3-pointers. Virginia Tech led just twice and never in the second half as...
Via Noled Out
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Fans have the opportunity to design Battle at Bristol trophy

One of college football's most-anticipated games is taking place Sept. 10, 2016, and you have the chance to design the winner's trophy. The Battle at Bristol will pit Virginia Tech against Tennessee in the first modern NCAA football game to take place in the middle of the 0.53-mile Bristol Motor Speedway. The speedway announced earlier this week that fans will have the opportunity...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Hokies load up on linemen on both sides of the ball

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Virginia Tech went hard after linemen in recruiting, and got plenty for each side of the ball. The Hokies announced a class that includes seven players already enrolled and 17 who signed national letters of intent Wednesday. Of the 24 players in all, six are defensive linemen and five are offensive linemen. ''We knew going in that we needed to recruit at the...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Silent G gets Loud in Crunch Time against Hokies

Well, that was just dumb. The whole thing. From start to finish, the game between Syracuse and Virginia Tech was a one we probably all want to scrub from our memories. Syracuse had basically zero business coming back and winning, but that’s exactly what happened as the undersized and over-matched Hokies started giving the ball […]
Via Otto's Grove
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Orange Seeds – February 3, 2015

We’re only a couple hours from Syracuse taking the court against Virginia Tech, and right around 12 hours from football recruits being able to send in their letters of intent as National Signing Day kicks off on Wednesday. There’s a lot going on in Syracuse sports, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still squeeze in […]
Via Otto's Grove
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse vs. Virginia Tech: The Battle for the Grove

Sure, Syracuse has already beaten Virginia Tech once this season, albeit in a game that included the kind of dismal second half performance the Orange would love to forget. Syracuse led the Hokies 42-23 at halftime in Blacksburg back on January 3, only to see that margin nearly slip away completely. The Orange were one […]
Via Otto's Grove
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Son of Hog: Redskins add Chad Grimm son to coaching staff

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The son of a former Hog is joining the Washington Redskins' coaching staff. The team announced Thursday that Chad Grimm has been hired as a defensive quality control coach. Grimm's father is Russ Grimm, the Hall of Fame guard who helped the Redskins win three Super Bowls as a member of the famed ''Hogs'' offensive line. Chad Grimm played at Virginia Tech and spent...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Smith’s Huge Three-Pointers Lifts Hokies to First ACC Win of Season

Virginia Tech had lost 13 straight Atlantic Coast Conference games, and had not beaten an ACC team not named Miami since March 2, 2013. All of that came to end thanks in part to two huge three pointers by junior guard Adam Smith, as the Hokies clipped Pittsburgh 70-67 in overtime. Smith drained a huge three in the waning seconds of regulation to tie the game at 62-62 to send the...
Via KCM Sports
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Smith's 3 lifts Virginia Tech over Pitt in OT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Adam Smith's 3-pointer with four seconds left lifted Virginia Tech to a 70-67 overtime victory over Pittsburgh on Tuesday night. Smith scored 26 points, hitting 9-of-17 from the field and tying a career high with six 3-pointers. Virginia Tech (9-11, 1-6 ACC) snapped a seven-game losing streak and a five-game losing streak to the Panthers. In overtime, the Panthers...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The OG College Hoops Top 10 – January 26

Another week, another poll with Kentucky staying top dog in the world of college basketball. The Wildcats and Virginia are the lone two unbeatens left, though Virginia had to survive a scare from Virginia Tech last week that would have sent them tumbling down the rankings if the Hokies had managed to pull off the […]
Via Otto's Grove
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia gets a scare but matches Kentucky at 19-0

For a good bit of Sunday it appeared Kentucky would end up being the only unbeaten major college basketball team. Virginia trailed Virginia Tech 43-33 in the second half before rallying to nip the crestfallen Hokies 50-47 in a sold-out … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
January 26, 2015
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