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HIGHLIGHTS | VT (1-4, 12-7) 47, #17 uva (2-2, 15-3) 45

Just like in football, the Hokies head up the road to uva and take down the cavaliers, winning 47-45 to pick up Tech’s first ACC win of the season and first win of 2012.  Here are the highlights with commentary from yours truly (minus the pink hat and homemade shirt)…

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  • http://www.heyhokie.com Goodraisin

    Interesting… I saw in your highlights and I’m remembering from yesterday that Jarell Eddie had a sweet block in the game, but he didn’t get credit from it on either ESPN or Hokiesports.com’s box score. Weak.

    • Niemo

      Raisin – I noticed the same thing. They gave it to Brown.

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