#14 Notre Dame entering a sold-out Lane Stadium on Saturday to face Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech is playing host to Notre Dame in just four days. The Irish is coming off of their first loss of the season on Saturday against Cincinnati. Virginia Tech is coming out of a bye, giving the Hokie defense extra time to study an offense that operates with three quarterbacks.
Virginia Tech women lose another close one in conference play
Virginia Tech's Aisha Sheppard (2) shoots over Notre Dame's Abby Prohaska (12) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg Va. Thursday January 21 2021. (AP Photo / MATT GENRTY, The Roanoke Times, Pool)Blacksburg, Va. – The Virginia Tech women of coach Kenny Brooks are clearly getting sick of this “close but no cigar” routine. Virginia Tech would storm back to get the game within 2 at 60-58 with more than a minute remaining, but couldn’t finish. We just have to find a way to win,” guard Aisha Sheppard says. The Virginia Tech women are back in action Sunday afternoon when they travel to NC State.
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.
Notre Dame beats Virginia Tech in a close 21-20 game
- The Virginia Tech Hokies lost in a close game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Notre Dame won 21-20. Top rushing yards for Virginia Tech came from Quincy Patterson II, Deshawn McClease, Dalton Kenee and Tre Turner, with a total of 109 yards. Top rushing yards for Notre Dame came from Jafar Amrstrong, Ian Book, Jahmir Smith, and Avery Davis, with a total of 85 yards. The Hokies will take on Wake Forest at home Nov. 9, and Notre Dame will take on Duke.
Virginia leads Notre Dame 17-14 at halftime
SOUTH BEND, IN - The University of Virginia Cavaliers leads the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at halftime 17-14 in South Bend Indiana. UVA had 233 passing yards in the first half. Notre Dame has 160. Notre Dame gave up 10 unanswered points in the second quarter. Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.