Led by De’Andre Hunter and his NBA-ready game, Virginia became a national champion Monday night by holding off tenacious, ferocious Texas Tech for an 85-77 overtime win.
The 55-year-old Radford native replaces Buzz Williams, who resigned last week to take the men’s basketball coaching job at Texas A&M.
Virginia Tech officially hired former Wofford men’s basketball coach Mike Young to replace Buzz Williams on Sunday.
Kerry Blackshear Jr. had 23 points and 10 rebounds, Ahmed Hill scored 17 points and Virginia Tech beat Duke at Cassell Coliseum for the third straight time, 77-72 on Tuesday night.
Ryan McMahon scored 12 of Louisville’s 14 points during key second-half run that carried the No. 16 Cardinals to a 72-64 win at Virginia Tech on Monday night.
Behind a game-high 25 points from Nickeil Alexander-Walker, No. 10 Virginia Tech rallied in the second half to register a 77-66 Atlantic Coast Conference victory over Boston College on Saturday.
The Southeastern Conference’s push to improve in men’s basketball paid off in record fashion Sunday.
Chris Clarke tipped in a missed shot with four seconds remaining Monday night, and the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team stunned No. 5 Duke 64-63.
Virginia Tech likely kept No. 2 Virginia from ascending to No. 1 for the first time since 1983 with a 61-60 overtime victory on Saturday night.
Jordan Bowden scored 17 points and the No. 21 Tennessee men’s basketball team shot 59 percent after halftime to beat Wake Forest 79-60 on Saturday.
In a season that has been anything but routine for Duke, the Blue Devils won the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament as it had never been done before.
Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams brings his top two scorers off the bench. Maybe that’s part of the reason it took the Hokies a while to get going Wednesday night.
Seth Allen and Justin Bibbs each scored 18 points to lift Virginia Tech to an 85-79 victory over Boston College on Sunday.
Hall of Fame Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is stepping away from the team to have lower back surgery on Friday.
Justin Bibbs scored 18 points to lead Virginia Tech to an 89-75 upset of No. 5 Duke on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams.