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Cincinnati rallies past Virginia Tech 35-31 in Military Bowl

Dec. 31, 2018 5:34 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Racing back and forth on a drenched field, Cincinnati and Virginia Tech put up some lofty numbers as the rain came down in the Military Bowl. Michael Warren found his footing when it mattered most, scoring the go-ahead touchdown with 1:29 left for the Bearcats, whose 35-31 victory...

Virginia Tech faces Cincinnati in Military Bowl

Dec. 30, 2018 2:49 PM EST

Military Bowl: Cincinnati (10-2) and Virginia Tech (6-6), Dec. 31, noon Eastern (ESPN). Line: Cincinnati by 6. Series Record: Virginia Tech leads 6-5. WHAT'S AT STAKE Having already won six more games than in 2017, the Bearcats seek the third 11-win season in the 131-year history of the program and look to even...

Virginia Tech, Cincinnati strive for goals in Military Bowl

Dec. 30, 2018 2:47 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A strange season filled with uplifting victories and mystifying defeats finally draws to a close for Virginia Tech in the Military Bowl. After winning their first two games and climbing to No. 13 in the AP Top 25, the Hokies lost to Old Dominion and needed a late surge to earn a bowl...

Virginia Tech backs out of football games vs. East Carolina

Dec. 22, 2018 4:21 PM EST

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Virginia Tech is backing out of three football games against East Carolina. The Hokies announced Saturday that they are replacing September's scrubbed game at East Carolina and pulling out of scheduled games against the Pirates in 2023 and 2025. Virginia Tech didn't specify who it...

Military Bowl Matchup

Dec. 2, 2018 7:08 PM EST

Virginia Tech (6-6, ACC) vs. Cincinnati (10-2, AAC), noon, EST, Dec. 31. LOCATION: Annapolis, Md. TOP PLAYERS Virginia Tech: QB Ryan Willis, a junior, completed 58 percent of passes, 2,497 yards, 22 TDs, 8 INT; WR Damon Hazelton 45 catches, 745 yards, 8 TDs. Cincinnati: QB Desmond Ridder, completed 66 percent,...

The Latest: Clemson, Ohio State off to fast starts

Dec. 1, 2018 8:51 PM EST

The Latest on college football's championship Saturday (all times Eastern): 8:25 p.m. Just like that, No. 2 Clemson is off and running at the Atlantic Coast Conference championship. Tigers tailback Travis Etienne went 75 yards for a touchdown on the team's first play from scrimmage. The run took 13 seconds as...

Willis' 4 TD throws carry Hokies past Marshall, 41-20

Dec. 1, 2018 5:25 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ryan Willis had the best half of his career, Virginia Tech set the tone early and the Hokies are going to a bowl for the 26th straight season. Willis threw touchdown passes to four different receivers before halftime and Virginia Tech extended its nation's-best postseason streak with...

Willis' 4 TD throws carry Hokies past Marshall, 41-20

Dec. 1, 2018 3:22 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ryan Willis threw touchdown passes to four different receivers in the first half and Virginia Tech extended its nation's-best bowl streak to 26 years with a 41-20 victory against Marshall on Saturday. The Hokies (6-6) paid the Thundering Herd $300,000 to play the game, then put...

Marshall eager to play Virginia Tech in 'Blacksburg Bowl'

Nov. 30, 2018 5:23 PM EST

Marshall is getting $300,000 for playing at Virginia Tech on Saturday, but Thundering Herd coach Doc Holliday says the bigger payday is more intangible. "I guess we can call it the Blacksburg Bowl," Holliday said earlier this week. "The great thing is the exposure we will get because of this game. I think there...

Hokies not apologizing for trying to extend bowl streak

Nov. 29, 2018 12:18 PM EST

Virginia Tech is making no apologies for wanting to extend the nation's longest bowl streak. The Hokies (5-6) scheduled a contingency game against Marshall out of Conference-USA before Virginia Tech's game against rival Virginia last week, saying they would only play the game only if it gave them an opportunity...