Short-handed Florida outlasts Virginia Tech in NCAA opener
10 seed Virginia Tech 75-70 in a first-round game on Friday. He finished with 30 points and scored the final 12 of regulation for Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech hit 5 of its first 10 3-point attempts, but made just two the rest of the way. Virginia Tech coach Mike Young said he considered keeping Aluma on the bench to start overtime. AdHINKLE'S LIGHTThe first NCAA Tournament game at Hinkle Fieldhouse in 81 years was rife with history, nostalgia and ... sunlight.
Aluma, No. 16 Virginia Tech pound Wake Forest 84-46
BLACKSBURG, Va. – Keve Aluma scored 23 points, Tyrece Radford had 15 and No. 16 Virginia Tech pounded Wake Forest 84-46. Virginia Tech recorded its largest margin of victory for an Atlantic Coast Conference game. The previous record for the Hokies was a 94-65 win over Wake Forest in 2011. Wake Forest has lost five straight games
No. 16 Virginia Tech escapes with overtime win in Miami
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Nahiem Alleyne hit a go-ahead jumper with 25 seconds remaining in overtime and No. 16 Virginia Tech defeated Miami 80-76 on Saturday afternoon. Hunter Cattoor’s two late free throws secured the win for the Hokies (14-4, 8-3 Atlantic Coast Conference). Cattoor, who had14 points, forced the overtime with a 3-pointer at the buzzer to tie the game at 74. The basket erased Isaiah Wong’s go-ahead three-pointer with 2.4 seconds remaining for Miami.
Syracuse dominates No. 16 Virginia Tech in 78-60 win
Jan 23, 2021; Syracuse, New York, USA; Syracuse Orange guard Joseph Girard III (11) drives the ball past Virginia Tech Hokies guard Nahiem Alleyne (4) in the first half at the Carrier Dome. 16 Virginia Tech 78-60 on Saturday. Nahiem Alleyne led Virginia Tech with a season-tying-high 20 points. Virginia Tech closed to 47-44 on a lay-in by David N'Guessan with 13:45 to go, then Syracuse outscored the Hokies 31-9 to build its biggest lead of the game at 78-53. “Their zone was good today,” said Virginia Tech coach Mike Young.
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.