Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia recap: Mountaineers upset visiting Hokies, 68-67

Charles Leclaire-US PRESSWIRE

The West Virginia Mountaineers upset the previously undefeated Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday, winning 68-67 at WVU Coliseum in Morgantown.

The West Virginia Mountaineers welcomed the Virginia Tech Hokies to Morgantown on Saturday and gave Virginia Tech and their first-year head coach James Johnson the Hokies' first loss of the season.

West Virginia was led by Aaric Murray's 15 points and seven rebounds, with Kevin Noreen adding a double-double (14 points, 12 boards) and Eron Harris chipping in 10 points and five rebounds.

Point guard Erick Green led Virginia Tech in scoring, with 23, also dishing out ten assists. Green had a chance to win the game for Virginia Tech but was unable to capitalize. Backcourt mate Robert Brown added 21 points and three rebounds for the Hokies.

This was the 76th meeting between the two schools. The Mountaineers now hold a 47-29 advantage in the all-time series. Virginia Tech had won two of the last three games played in Morgantown.

The Mountaineers next contest will be at Duquesne, on Tuesday, Dec. 11. Virginia Tech will try to bounceback from their first loss of the season on Monday, Dec. 10 against Mississippi Valley State.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Pittsburgh

You must be a member of SB Nation Pittsburgh to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Pittsburgh. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Pittsburgh

You must be a member of SB Nation Pittsburgh to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Pittsburgh. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.