Virginia Tech extends win streak to 5 on the hardwoods
BLACKSBURG, Va. – For the first time since Feb. 11 the Virginia Tech women’s team took to the court to battle Syracuse and the Hokies showed no signs of rust. “Really big win for us in so many different ways,” said head coach Kenny Brooks. Georgia Amoore and Cayla King each tallied 14 points in the Hokies 7th ACC win of the season. Sunday’s win also proved to be another milestone for the Hokies program-- 5 game ACC win streak for the first time ever. Head Coach Kenny Brooks now sits 2 wins shy of reaching 100 wins while coaching Virginia Tech.
Hokies drop fourth straight on the road at Georgia Tech 56-54
ATLANTA, Ga. – Virginia Tech’s starting five- Aisha Sheppard, Cayla King, Azana Baines, Asiah Jones and Elizabeth Kitley- combined for 44 points on Sunday but turnovers and mistakes kept the Hokies from snapping a 3-game losing streak. Aisha Sheppard tried to set the tone early with 12 first half points, finishing with 20. “I thought we left opportunities on the table where we didn’t capitalize,” said head coach Kenny Brooks. “We’re not playing together right now and we’re not trusting each other enough and it’s showing. It’s showing at the worst time in the game.”“Minimize the mistakes that we make throughout the game because they’re becoming repetitive because we’re seeing it in multiple different films, multiple different games it’s the same mistakes,” said Hokies guard Aisha Sheppard.
Liberty scores season-high 88 in ASUN-opening win over Lipscomb
Four Lady Flames scored in double figures, and Liberty tallied a season high for points in an 88-59 triumph over Lipscomb. The Lady Flames have won four straight contests overall, seven consecutive ASUN Conference games and nine home games in a row. Lipscomb Individuals: Jordan Peete – 12 points; Taylor Clark – 11 points; Jalyn Holcomb – 10 points, 3 assists; Jane Deason – 6 rebounds. Eleven different Lady Flames scored points, as the victors recorded 39 bench points. The home team remains undefeated at Liberty Arena, including a 6-0 record for the Liberty men’s basketball team and a 4-0 mark for the Lady Flames.
Rust factor leads to second straight loss for Virginia Tech Women
Florida State's Sara Bejedi 5 is surrounded by Virginia Tech defenders before passing the ball during the forth quarter of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg Va., Thursday, December 31 2020. Florida State won the game 73-63. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)BLACKSBURG, Va. – In their first game in two weeks, the Virginia Tech women’s basketball team came up short to Florida State 73-63. Virginia Tech only trailed by 6 at halftime but was outscored 22-9 in the third quarter. Virginia Tech hopes to keep the rust off as they now have a week off before welcoming in No.