Radford helps No. 20 Virginia Tech beat Wake Forest 64-60
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Tyrece Radford scored 20 points to help No. 20 Virginia Tech hold off Wake Forest 64-60. Virginia Tech won despite committing 15 turnovers while having quiet days from top scorers Keve Aluma and Jalen Cone. I credit Oguama, and I credit the Demon Deacons,” said Virginia Tech head coach Mike Young. Ismael Massoud scored 12 points for Wake Forest, which was playing a fourth straight game against a ranked league opponent.
No. 20 Virginia Tech takes down No. 19 Duke
Virginia Tech won the game 74-67. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)BLACKSBURG, Va. – Virginia Tech played with a high level of intensity of both ends of the floor Tuesday night on its way to a 74-67 victory over Duke. Virginia Tech also stepped up on defense by forcing 12 turnovers and turning them into 13 points. Duke fought hard in the second half behind a strong performance from Jeremy Roach who led with a game-high 22 points. “I was pleased with their, you know, their patience there,” said Virginia Tech head coach Mike Young.
Cone, No. 19 Hokies shut down Fighting Irish 77-63
Virginia Tech's Jalen Cone 15 shoots a 3-point basket in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg, Va., Sunday January10 2021. Virginia Tech won the game 77-63. 19 Virginia Tech to a 77-63 victory against Notre Dame. Notre Dame who’s really good offensively, had a hard time getting a shot,” said Virginia Tech head coach Mike Young. And they get going and now the whole team gets going,” Cone said.
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.
Cone gets 18 off bench as No. 24 Virginia Tech tops Longwood
Virginia Tech's Jalen Cone 15 shoots a 3-pint basket in the first half of the Longwood - Virginia Tech NCAA basketball game in Blacksburg Va. Monday December 21 2020. (AP Photo / MATT GENRTY, The Roanoke Times, Pool)BLACKSBURG, Va. – Jalen Cone scored 18 points off the bench to lead No. 24 Virginia Tech over Longwood 84-58. Keve Aluma added 14 points and Joe Bamisile finished with 11, leading a balanced Virginia Tech offense as 10 players scored. The Hokies, though, scored on their next 13 possessions to pull away.
Brockington leads Penn St to 75-55 rout at No. 15 Virginia Tech
BLACKSBURG, Va. – Izaiah Brockington scored a career-high 24 points to lead Penn State to a 75-55 victory over No. 15 Virginia Tech on Tuesday night. Brockington hit 10 of 14 the floor, including two 3-pointers for the Nittany Lions, who used a 17-0 run early in the first half to grab the lead and never trailed again. Virginia Tech, which shot just 37%, had won 34 straight non-conference games on its home court. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.)