Virginia Tech

Top 4 unchanged, rest of AP Top 25 poll a jumble

Jan 07, 2019—Duke, Michigan, Tennessee and Virginia remain in the top four spots of The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll. The rest of the top 10 became a jumble after three ranked teams lost last week. The Blue Devils received 37 of 64 first-place votes from a media panel in the AP Top 25 … Continue reading Top 4 unchanged, rest of AP Top 25 poll a jumble

ANNAPOLIS, Md | Cincinnati rallies past Virginia Tech 35-31 in Military Bowl

ANNAPOLIS, Md— Michael Warren ran for a career-high 166 yards and scored the go-ahead touchdown with 1:29 left in a soggy Military Bowl to carry Cincinnati past Virginia Tech 35-31 Monday, ending the Hokies’ run of 25 consecutive winning seasons. A tight game that featured more than 900 yards in offense and seven lead changes … Continue reading ANNAPOLIS, Md | Cincinnati rallies past Virginia Tech 35-31 in Military Bowl

The Latest: Alabama heads back to title game with 45-34 win

The Latest on the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Cotton and Orange Bowls (all times EST): 11:50 p.m. Tua Tagovailoa completed 24 of 27 passes for 318 yards and four touchdowns, and top-ranked Alabama defeated fourth-ranked Oklahoma 45-34 in the Orange Bowl on Saturday night to earn a berth in the national championship game. … Continue reading The Latest: Alabama heads back to title game with 45-34 win

COLUMBIA, S.C | Hurricane, bowl season has Gamecocks, Hokies still playing

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Hurricane Florence and the looming bowl season have South Carolina and Virginia Tech closing their football seasons against teams that were never on their schedule. Both schools canceled games on Sept. 15 because of the Category 4 storm heading for the Virginia and Carolina coastlines. Now they’ve scheduled replacement games. The Gamecocks … Continue reading COLUMBIA, S.C | Hurricane, bowl season has Gamecocks, Hokies still playing

AP Top 25: Kentucky enters rankings for 1st time since ’07

After a season-high seven ranked teams lost, the back half of the AP college football poll got a makeover on Sunday. Five teams entered the Top 25, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007. At the top it was mostly status quo, with Alabama, Georgia, Clemson and Ohio State staying Nos. 1-4. … Continue reading AP Top 25: Kentucky enters rankings for 1st time since ’07

NORFOLK, Va | Old Dominion shocks No. 13 VTech 49-35 behind backup QB

NORFOLK, Va.  — This was supposed to be a relatively easy road trip for Virginia Tech. Cross the state, connect with some its fans and maybe a few recruits there, and pick up a routine victory against Old Dominion. The Monarchs and their backup quarterback turned the Hokies first visit to their stadium into maybe … Continue reading NORFOLK, Va | Old Dominion shocks No. 13 VTech 49-35 behind backup QB

DETROIT | Museum a fitting host for Aretha Franklin’s public viewings

DETROIT  — Thousands are expected to pour into Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday and Wednesday to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin. Paula Marie Seniors says the setting for the public viewings Tuesday and Wednesday couldn’t be more fitting. The associate professor of Africana studies at Virginia Tech … Continue reading DETROIT | Museum a fitting host for Aretha Franklin’s public viewings

U.S. Department of State News: TechGirls From the Middle East and North Africa Invest in STEM Futures

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Twenty-eight teenage girls from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia will participate in the U.S. Department of State’s TechGirls exchange program from July 8–August 1, 2018.  During their three weeks in the United States, participants will strengthen and develop technical skills, … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: TechGirls From the Middle East and North Africa Invest in STEM Futures