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...
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...
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So how does one outshoot their opponent 44% to 38%, win the rebounding battle by double digits, play to a virtual tie in the turnover battle, hold three of a team's five starters scoreless, and still lose a game?
In case you've ever wondered, you had a front row seat tonight in Pitt's ugly 70-67 loss to Virginia Tech. The answer, as we found out, is to miss free throws while allowing...
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 […]
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Frank Beamer attended a Virginia Tech basketball game with his family and went catatonic when his granddaughter had a meltdown.
Frank Beamer, the head football coach at Virginia Tech, has no time for crying. There’s no crying in football. He just wants to sit down and drink from his styrofoam, dammit. Frank Beamer has no time for your tears. Frank Beamer still hasn’t moved. [Steven]
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Few things in life are more annoying than having to sit next to a crying, screaming child. How do you cope with it?
Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer has chosen to simply stare into blankness, appearing to be frozen in time.
Check out this Vine of the Hokies’ football coach sitting next to who appears to be his crying granddaughter at his school’s men’s basketball game against...
Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball team will be donning a lot of pink Sunday afternoon in support of Coaches vs. Cancer.
The Hokies will be wearing white jerseys with pink print and numbers, along with pink LeBron James Soldier VIII’s for their contest against No. 2 Virginia.
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We’ll be rocking these uni’s & custom @Nike Zoom @KingJames Soldier VIII’s...
Virginia Tech is putting in place a program that is essentially a pact between the school and it athletes.
Athletic director Whit Babcock on Thursday unveiled what the school calls ''The Pylons of Promise,'' a long-in-the-works document outlining how the university will respond to changes completed last weekend at a landmark meeting of the so-called Big Five conferences.
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Virginia Tech fans are now selling shirts commemorating their win over the "National Champs."
Virginia Polytechnic institute and State University, better known as Virginia Tech, is a public land-grant university with its main campus located in Blacksburg, Virginia. Virginia Tech educates about 31,205 students and their acceptance rate is about 70%. The athletic teams at Va Tech are known as the Hokies, and the school colors are burnt orange and Chicago maroon.
The Ohio State Buckeyes just won the national championship, but they did not go unblemished this season. On September 6, the Buckeyes fell at home to a Virginia Tech team that finished just 7-6 on the season and 3-5 in ACC play. Despite their mediocre finish, Virginia Tech appears to be using Ohio State’s win as a springboard into next season—the Hokies are already excited for...
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Virginia Tech needed a win over Cincinnati in the Military Bowl to extend its streak of winning seasons to 22. Despite the accomplishment, the Hokies 2014 season was a disappointment by their standards. Since head coach Frank Beamer arrived to Blacksburg, winning seasons have been automatic until recently.
That is why despite receiving a contract...
It’s been a tough season for Frank Beamer and the Virginia Tech Hokies. They struggled through a 6-6 season, and Beamer had minor throat surgery at the end of the regular season, leaving him unable to talk in long stretches.
Via doctor’s order, the only head coach the Hokies have known since 1987 was forced to watch their 33-17 win over Cincinnati in Saturday’s Military Bowl...
Virginia Tech scored a wild touchdown in the Military Bowl that involved two fumbles and the always fun lineman running.
The Hokies are emptying the playbook early and this one helped them get on the scoreboard and tie Cincinnati in the first quarter….
Cincinnati is one win away from recording its third 10-win season in four years, and the Bearcats will get a chance to secure that victory Saturday.
The Bearcats (9-3) are set to take on Virginia Tech (6-6) in the Military Bowl. The game is set to kick off at 1 p.m. E.T. and will be televised on ESPN.
Wednesday afternoon, Cincinnati’s video production team released an epic...
On paper, the battle lines are clearly drawn when it comes to this season's Military Bowl matchup between Cincinnati and Virginia Tech. Navy-...
A person familiar with the deal says Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster has signed a five-year contract to remain with the Hokies. The contract includes a significant raise.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal has not been announced.
The agreement includes a base salary of $600,000 the first year, an incremental raise...
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December 22, 2014
Back in September, Virginia Tech wore a new helmet, featuring a patriotic ‘VT’ logo, for Military Appreciation Day against East Carolina. With the Hokies heading to the Military Bowl in Annapolis, MD on December 27, they will get another chance to break out these cool, patriotic lids.
The #Hokies will be wearing the Stars & Stripes helmets for the @MilitaryBowl per @Hokiesports...
Like many schools these days Virginia Tech has instituted a program to encourage students to act like rational, sane human beings at sporting events rather than uncontrollable morons (I'm paraphrasing of course). They call it Hokies Respect.During Friday night's nationally televised game against Virginia one fan was spotted proudly not abiding by the program.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
For many, Thanksgiving is a joyous holiday spent with friends and family around an endless bounty of food. For a certain aviary species, though, it’s a nightmare come true.
No one knows this more than the Hokie, the turkey-like mascot of Virginia Tech’s athletic teams, who watches hundreds of thousands of his brethren get placed on the Thanksgiving table every year.
Cincinnati has just two games left on its 2014 football schedule, so it’s nigh time that we begin to monitor where the Bearcats may be heading this winter as college football’s bowl season approaches. There is still much to be determined within the AAC as Memphis, Cincinnati and UCF all have one conference loss, and […]
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