No. 5 Hokies even series with No. 7 Louisville
Staked an early lead by Gavin Cross hitting his 12th home run of the season on Saturday, the No. 5 Virginia Tech baseball team held off No. 7 Louisville, 4-3, to even the teams’ top-10 ACC series at English Field at Atlantic Union Bank Park.Cross was sound on both sides of the ball for Virginia Tech (35-11, 15-9 ACC), which defeated Louisville (35-14-1, 16-9-1 ACC) for the first time since the Cardinals joined the league in 2015. Tech’s third-year outfielder homered to account for the first two runs of the Hokies’ three-run third inning, later inducing the timely 8-4 double play during the eighth inning that wiped the bases clean for reliever Henry Weycker.
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.
Louisville at Virginia Tech hoops postponed
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)(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)
Virginia Tech women battle #2 Louisville to the wire
Blacksburg, Va. – Dana Evans scored 22 points, including four in the final 1:07, and No. 2 Louisville slipped past Virginia Tech 71-67. Hailey Van Lith added 15 points, including two free throws with 4.2 seconds left to seal the win. Aisha Sheppard paced Virginia Tech with 20 points. The Hokies rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit to take the lead, but couldn’t hold on and lost their third straight.
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 looks to ‘restart’ momentum after a week on ice
Charlottesville, Va. – Virginia will be two weeks removed from their 44-41 upset thriller over then 15th-ranked North Carolina. The unexpected covid delay on the Louisville visit left the Cavaliers with a big ball of momentum, and nowhere to roll. “It’s the same motivation week in and week out stay in detail we take it as an opportunity to study up a little bit more on Louisville before playing this weekend,” Cavaliers safety DeAngelo Amos says. Stopping the run game being able to contain that and getting after them is really something that is really key in this game. Louisville and Virginia kick off from Charlottesville Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
Ordoñez’s Hat Trick Powers Virginia Past Louisville in ACC Quarterfinal
Ordoñez scored the first three goals of the match for the Cavaliers and is only the fifth player in the history of the ACC Tournament to record a hat trick. Ordoñez struck again in the 24th minute, this time cleaning up a shot that was deflected, but not collected, by the Louisville keeper. Louisville got on the board as the first half came to a close, scoring off a free kick in the 43rd minute. Ordoñez put the Cavaliers back out in front by two goals in the 57th minute when she completed the hat trick. Virginia extended the lead with the Spaanstra goal in the 71st minute.
Louisville vs Virginia football game postponed
Louisville, KY – The University of Louisville will pause all team-related football activities indefinitely due to a heightened quantity of positive COVID-19 tests and accompanying contact tracing measures among the Cardinals' staff and team members, Vice-President/Director of Athletics Vince Tyra announced on Wednesday. As a result, U of L’s scheduled game Saturday at Virginia will be tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, November 14 at 3:30 p.m. on ACCN. After consulting with our Chief Medical Officer, Vice-President/Director of Athletics Vince Tyra conferred with ACC and Virginia officials on the decision to postpone Saturday’s game and take a step back on its football activities. “With Virginia and us both having a bye week on November 14, we are fortunate to reschedule the game for that date. We appreciate the ACC and Virginia working with us at this time.”The Cardinals and Cavaliers will be tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, November 14 at 3:30 p.m. on ACCN.
Virginia Tech Hokies lead Louisville Cardinals 21-14 at halftime
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Virginia Tech Hokies are leading the Louisville Cardinals with a score of 21-14 at halftime. Quarterback Hendon Hooker completed a 6-yard rushing touchdown and then another 3-yard rushing touchdown in the first quarter. In the second quarter, Hooker made a 1-yard rushing touchdown. The Cardinals answered back in the second quarter as quarterback Malik Cunningham completed a 14-yard touchdown pass to tight end Marshon Ford. Near the end of the second quarter, running back Javian Hawkins completed a 90-yard rushing touchdown.
Hokies recalling resiliency ahead of Saturday’s game at Louisville
BLACKSBURG, Va. – Resiliency after a loss is something the Hokies are good at. “I just feel like it comes from who has heart,” wide receiver Tre Turner said. “They’re a really good defense, great personnel, very talented, they also play really hard so we have to go out and play really hard and execute the game plan,” tight end Nick Gallo said. But just like Virginia Tech has an explosive offensive weapon in Khalil Herbert, the Cardinals do too in wide receiver Tutu Atwell, who has racked up 450 yards and five touchdowns this season. “He’s a very good receiver, very explosive,” defensive back Brion Murray said.
MONDAY HUDDLE: Can Virginia solve road woes in 1st-place showdown?
Next up for the Cavaliers is a road game at North Carolina, which is tied with Virginia on top of the Coastal standings with 3-2 league records. If Virginia can solve its recent road woes and get this win, it will have tiebreakers over North Carolina and Pittsburgh, which is tied with Virginia Tech for third with 2-2 league records. This is only going to be the third meeting all-time between Virginia Tech and Notre Dame, with each team winning once. Franklin County stunned Lord Botetourt with 21 points in the second quarter and took a 21-19 lead into the fourth quarter before Lord Botetourt kicked a field goal to take a 22-21 lead. Lord Botetourt is now 8-0.
Louisville rallies before holding off Virginia 28-21
Avery #9 of the Louisville Cardinals reaches to recover a fumble by Joe Reed #2 of the Virginia Cavaliers on October 26, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky. Cardinals running back Javian Hawkins and an opportunistic defense also made their marks in a hard-earned victory over Virginia. Cunningham carried 11 times for 97 yards including a 48-yarder overshadowed by an even bigger play that put Louisville ahead for good. Bryce Perkins' 4-yard scoring pass to Tavares Kelly made it 28-21 with 21 seconds left, and Virginia recovered the onside kick two seconds later at the Louisville 41. Hawkins also had a 2-yard TD run as the Cardinals outgained Virginia 360-311 on a cool, soggy day.
UVA men's basketball coach Tony Bennett declines pay raise, pledges $500K to career program
Bennett met with UVA athletic director Carla Williams and UVA President Jim Ryan to discuss contract changes. Instead of a "substantial" pay raise, Bennett declined the raise and apparently asked to focus the money on staff compensation and other program improvements. Im blessed beyond what I deserve.Bennett and his wife have pledged $500,000 toward a career-development program for former and current UVA mens basketball players, according to UVA. He extended his contract another year and now has seven years remaining on his deal, according to UVA. The 2019-2020 season will be Bennett's 11th at UVA.
College football kickoff: Auburn, Louisville face off today on CBS
The 2016 college football season gets into full swing today, including the 6th ranked Auburn Tigers take on the Louisville Cardinals, in a game you can see on CBS. It’s an important match-up for both sides, but also a personal challenge for Cardinals quarterback Reggie Bonnafon. CBS Sports studio analyst Brian Jones joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to talk about the game and the season ahead.cbsnews.com