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Shrader's 5TDs leads Syracuse past Virginia Tech 41-36

Oct. 23, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Garrett Shrader rushed for three touchdowns and threw for two, including one to Damien Alford with 19 seconds left, to lift Syracuse to a 41-36 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday. The Orange (4-4, 1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored 14...

Virginia Tech, Syracuse both looking for much-needed victory

Oct. 21, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente sounds envious when he talks about the challenge his struggling Hokies will face on Saturday against Syracuse. “This is a team that’s found their identity,” Fuente said of the Orange (3-4, 0-3 Atlantic Coast Conference). “... They...

Wake's Clawson, Pitt's Pickett top AP's midyear ACC honors

Oct. 20, 2021 12:40 PM EDT

Wake Forest has turned years of steady winning into a potential breakthrough moment in the Atlantic Coast Conference, while Pittsburgh has made a leap behind the rise of quarterback Kenny Pickett. They headline Wednesday's list of midseason honorees in the league from The...

No. 23 Pitt eyeing lengthy stay in polls as Clemson looms

Oct. 18, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A week ago, Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi lamented the lack of attention being paid to the Panthers. “I still don’t see much respect for a 4-1 football team, which is fine,” Narduzzi said before a visit to Virginia Tech. “It’s something...

Pickett leads Pitt to 28-7 victory over Virginia Tech

Oct. 16, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Kenny Pickett threw two touchdown passes and rushed for a score to lead Pittsburgh to a 28-7 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday. Pickett threw touchdown passes of 8 yards to Gavin Bartholomew and 36 yards to Jared Wayne, and he scored on a...

Virginia Tech: Selfish behavior prompts restrictions

Oct. 15, 2021 13:29 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Officials at Virginia Tech are putting restrictions in place ahead of this weekend's game against Pitt after reports of “selfish, inappropriate, and embarrassing student behavior." The school announced Thursday that it's restricting student...

Pittsburgh visits Virginia Tech in key ACC Coastal matchup

Oct. 14, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

The Pittsburgh team playing at Virginia Tech on Saturday looks nothing like the one that was blanked 28-0 in its last visit two seasons ago. These Panthers are leading the nation in scoring at better than 52 points per game. Their numbers drew a...

Panthers, Hokies matchup highlight weekend play in the ACC

Oct. 14, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 7: GAME OF THE WEEK Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech. The only teams still unbeaten on the Coastal Division side of the Atlantic Coast Conference standings battle for an upper hand going...

Doerer makes late FG, No. 14 Irish beat Hokies 32-29

Oct. 10, 2021 00:43 AM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Jack Coan's play in the first quarter for No. 14 Notre Dame on Saturday night got him benched. What he did in the fourth quarter made the Fighting Irish winners, and left coach Brian Kelly gushing about his senior quarterback. Jonathan Doerer...

Virginia native Tyree leads No. 14 Fighting Irish vs Hokies

Oct. 08, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

Chris Tyree grew up in Virginia dreaming of playing in Virginia Tech's Lane Stadium. He will get that chance on Saturday — as a running back for No. 14 Notre Dame. “As a kid born and raised in Virginia and desiring to play Division I football, that’s what I dreamed...