No. 21 Virginia tops Louisville 68-58 to claim ACC title
Virginia's Sam Hauser, right, drives to the basket during the second half as the Louisville Cardinals took on the Virginia Cavaliers at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. on Saturday. March 6, 2021LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sam Hauser scored 24 points, Trey Murphy III added 17 and No. 21 Virginia beat Louisville 68-58 to claim the ACC regular season championship. 2 seed entering the regular season finale, the Cavaliers received a huge opening for bigger things when first-place and No.
Cavaliers put five in double figures in downing Notre Dame 80-68
Charlottesville, Va. – Jay Huff scored 18 points and Sam Hauser had 15 points and nine rebounds as No. 18 Virginia beat Notre Dame 80-68 for its fourth consecutive victory. The 7-foot-1 Huff made a career-best four 3-pointers - all in the first half - as the 8-2 Cavaliers opened an 18-10 lead and built it to 37-25 by halftime. Cormac Ryan scored 16 and Trey Wertz 13 for the 3-8 Fighting Irish, who lost their fourth in a row. They are 0-11 against Virginia in ACC play.
Louisville nips #19 Hokies 73-71
Center in Louisville, Ky. on Jan. 6, 2021. Louisville, Ky – David Johnson scored 17 points, including a free throw with 6.6 seconds left, and Louisville withstood a missed 3-pointer at the buzzer, holding off No. 19 Virginia Tech 73-71 in a matchup of unbeaten ACC teams. The Cardinals led 47-33 early in the second half before Tech fought back to within 72-71 on Keve Aluma’s two free throws with 6.6 left. Johnson missed the second of two free throws to give the Hokies a final chance, but Hunter Cattoor’s long 3-point attempt bounced off the rim as time expired.
Virginia Tech at Virginia Men’s Basketball Postponed
(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. Virginia Tech's Mike Young, center top, talks to his team during a timeout in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Villanova, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today that the Virginia Tech at Virginia men’s basketball game has been postponed. The postponement follows a positive test, subsequent quarantining, and contact tracing with a Virginia men’s basketball staff member. The team is adhering to the outlined protocols within the ACC Medical Advisory Group report, which is available on theACC.com (full report). Below is the revised ACC Men’s Basketball schedule for Saturday, January 2:Noon - Louisville @ Boston College (RSN)2 p.m. - Clemson @ Miami (RSN)4 p.m. - Notre Dame @ North Carolina (ACCN)8 p.m. - Duke @ Florida State (ESPN2)The full 2020-21 ACC men’s basketball schedule can be found on theACC.com.
No. 23 Virginia beats Notre Dame 66-57 in ACC opener
23 Virginia continued its dominance over Notre Dame with a 66-57 victory Wednesday night. Jay Huff scored 15 points for Virginia, and Sam Hauser added 13 points and 10 rebounds. I think there’s just some good offensive plays,” said Virginia head coach Tony Bennett. I thought we made enough good offensive plays, took advantage and then enough key stops. But enough good plays defensively and offensively.
No. 24 Virginia Tech holds off Miami 80-78 in ACC battle
Virginia Tech won the game 80-78. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)BLACKSBURG, Va. – Keve Aluma scored a career-high 26 points and No. 24 Virginia Tech made crucial free throws in the final minute on the way to an 80-78 victory over Miami. The Hokies won their fourth straight game and will enter 2021 atop of the ACC standings. Isaiah Wong and Matt Cross paced Miami with 16 points apiece.
Virginia Tech topples #24 Clemson
Blacksburg, Va. – Tyrece Radford scored 15 points and Virginia Tech beat No. 24 Clemson 66-60. Radford hit 5 of 11 from the floor and 5 of 6 from the free-throw line for the Hokies (5-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won their conference opener for the fifth time in the past six seasons. Keve Aluma and Nahiem Alleyne each added 13 points for Virginia Tech, which was 25 for 31 on free throws, including 4 for 4 in the waning seconds. Al-Amir Dawes led Clemson (5-1, 0-1) with 18 points.