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Sunday links: Chancellor aiming to be in exclusive Hokie Super Bowl club

Sunday links: Chancellor aiming to be in exclusive Hokie Super Bowl club

Last year Kam Chancellor joined an exclusive list of Virginia Tech players who have won a Super Bowl. The Seahawks safety hopes to join a more exclusive club today.
CSN Washington Jan 31, 2015

Wake Forest snaps 4-game slide beating Hokies 73-70

Wake Forest holds on to beat Virginia Tech 73-70 on Saturday behind 19 points from Codi Miller-McIntyre.

Wake Forest ends 4-game slide by beating Hokies 73-70

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Codi Miller-McIntyre scored 19 points and Wake Forest held on to beat Virginia Tech 73-70 on Saturday.Dinos Mitoglou and Mitchell Wilbekin each scored 15 to help the Demon Deacons (10-12, 2-7 Atlantic Coast Conference) snap their four-game losing streak and win a close game after a stretch of remarkably tight losses.Read full article >>
Despite email snafu, Laurence Gibson will play in today's College Gridiron Showcase

Despite email snafu, Laurence Gibson will play in today's College Gridiron Showcase

Laurence Gibson is the latest Hokie who will play in a college showcase game, although he almost didn't make it because of an email snafu.
Year in review: Big plays bugged Hokies secondary, but final numbers still weren't bad

Year in review: Big plays bugged Hokies secondary, but final numbers still weren't bad

The Hokies' strange 2014 season, which included a win against the eventual national champion but also six occasionally head-scratching losses, is in the books. We'll spend the next couple weeks taking
CSN Washington Jan 29, 2015

4-star local prospect has Maryland in top 5

A 4-star local Maryland target has set his commitment date and has the Terrapins in his current top 5. Details here.
Some thoughts on the 2015 ACC football schedule

Some thoughts on the 2015 ACC football schedule

Virginia Tech's 2015 football schedule is set, as is the entire ACC's. Read those links for the particulars, but here are a few more thoughts on the schedule:
Washington Post Jan 29, 2015

Virginia Tech, U-Va. release 2015 football schedules

Speculation of how Virginia and Virginia Tech will fare in this fall’s football season can officially begin with their schedules set in stone. Both teams will begin the regular season with challenging nonconference opponents and conclude when they play each other on Nov. 28. Neither team will play Florida State or Clemson next season in Atlantic Coast Conference play.Read full article >>
Virginia Tech's 2015 schedule features Friday but no Thursday night game in Lane Stadium

Virginia Tech's 2015 schedule features Friday but no Thursday night game in Lane Stadium

Virginia Tech's 2015 schedule features home games on a Monday and Friday but not Thursday night as Hokies fans have grown accustomed.
CSN Washington Jan 27, 2015

Smith's 3 lifts Virginia Tech over Pitt in OT

The Hokies trailed by seven late in regulation before rallying for their first ACC win of the season in overtime. Read more here.

Smith’s 3 lifts Virginia Tech over Pitt in OT

BLACKSBURG, Va. — 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.Read full article >>

DMV college basketball notebook

A weekly roundup of news and notes from some of the teams around the Washington area.[Check out this week's Atlantic 11 reader rankings of the region's top teams.]BIG EAST Read full article >>
UNC-Wake agreement might not start a trend but at least puts spotlight on ACC's scheduling problem

UNC-Wake agreement might not start a trend but at least puts spotlight on ACC's scheduling problem

Yesterday, Wake Forest and North Carolina, two original ACC members, took an unprecedented step of scheduling a pair of games against each other that will be non-conference contests.
Washington Post Jan 26, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Maryland, VCU and Georgetown continue to chase Virginia in Atlantic 11 poll

Virginia pummeled Georgia Tech, 57-28, on Thursday and survived Virginia Tech’s upset bid in Blacksburg on Sunday to remain undefeated and the unanimous No. 1 team in the Atlantic 11 men’s basketball poll. The Cavaliers face their stiffest test of the season on Saturday, when Duke and ESPN’s “College GameDay” visit Charlottesville.Read full article >>
Washington Post Jan 25, 2015

Just a milkshake-toting, stony-faced Frank Beamer, unmoved by his granddaughter’s tears

Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball team hosted a very notable opponent, No. 2 Virginia, on Sunday, so it was not surprising to find that Frank Beamer was in attendance. What got the attention of the Internet was what unfolded when a TV camera had occasion to pan over the Hokies’ legendary football coach:Read full article >>