NEW YORK (AP) — For the second straight Saturday night, Duke failed to deliver Coach K a send-off victory.
This time it was Virginia Tech playing party pooper.
Hunter Cattoor scored a career-high 31 points and the seventh-seeded Hokies won the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament for the first time, beating Duke 82-67 to deny Mike Krzyzewski a league title in his final season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Virginia Tech came to Brooklyn a desperate team, in need of a run in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament to have a chance to make the NCAAs.
Now the Hokies have the opportunity to eliminate any doubt.
NEW YORK (AP) — Darius Maddox buried a 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime and Virginia Tech held off a furious rally by Clemson for a 76-75 victory in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament on Wednesday.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justyn Mutts had 14 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and blocked two shots as Virginia Tech ended a 17-game losing streak to Louisville with a 75-43 rout on Tuesday night.
Virginia Tech (19-11, 11-8 ACC) has won nine of its last 10 games and secured at least the seventh seed into the conference tournament.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Darius Maddox hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 12 seconds remaining, Keve Aluma notched his sixth double-double and Virginia Tech scored the final five points of the game to stun Miami 71-70 on Saturday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Keve Aluma had a double-double, Darius Maddox scored 10 straight points to give Virginia Tech the lead for good and the Hokies hung on for a 62-58 victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday night.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Keve Aluma scored 24 points on 8-for-11 shooting and 8 for 9 from the foul line and Virginia Tech led most of the way in an 81-66 win over Georgia Tech on Wednesday night.
Virginia Tech (12-10, 4-7 ACC) has won back-to-back contests following a three-game losing streak.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Kameron McGusty had 19 points to lead five Miami players scoring in double figures and Charlie Moore hit a half-court shot at the buzzer to help the Hurricanes beat Virginia Tech 78-75 on Wednesday night.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Keve Aluma scored 12 of his 16 points in the first half and seven Hokies hit double figures in a 93-60 win over Cornell on Wednesday night.
Aluma was 8-of-9 shooting and the Hokies (7-3) shot 54%, including 12 of 23 from the arc, in ending the Big Red's four-game winning streak.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Keve Aluma and Nahiem Alleyne each scored 18 points and Virginia Tech routed St. Francis (PA) in the second half, 85-55 on Thursday night to earn its fourth straight win to start the season.