Coming off a loss to Wake Forest, the Miami Hurricanes needed a big time win over Virginia Tech to re-establish themselves as a number one seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament. Mission Accomplished.
Coming off its first Atlantic Coast Conference loss of the season, the Miami Hurricanes will look to get back to their winning ways against the Virginia Tech Hokies at the BankUnited Center Wednesday night.
With 2:19 to go in Thursday night’s Florida State Seminoles versus Virginia Tech Hokies game; FSU was down and needed at least a field goal to win the game. FSU sent senior quarterback E.J. Manuel on the field and around a minute later, the Seminoles were celebrating.
The Florida State Seminoles can seal up a berth in the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship game Thursday night if they can pull out a road win against the Virginia Tech Hokies.
The Miami Hurricanes control their destiny to getting to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game as the winner of the Coastal Division despite an up-and-down season for the team.
Since the day he took over at Miami, Al Golden has said the path for the Hurricanes to get back into the national picture starts with winning the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Coastal Division. The Hurricanes now control the path to that title.
The Miami Hurricanes and the Virginia Tech Hokies have had seasons both fanbases would like to forget, but both are still in position to make it to the ACC Championship game if they win the rest of the games, starting with a Thursday night matchup at Sun Life Stadium.
Miami overcame a possible letdown after its biggest win of the season with another solid conference performance.
There’s no arguing Virginia Tech has momentum on its side entering Saturday’s ACC championship. The fifth-ranked Hokies (11-1) have won seven straight while Clemson has lost three of four, including a bitter 34-13 setback against in-state rival South Carolina last week.
The University of Miami Hurricanes come into Saturday’s game against Virginia Tech with a desperate need for a conference win to right the ship of the young season.