Landers Nolley II hit a crucial 3-pointer in the final minute and scored 22 points, helping Virginia Tech outlast No. 3 Michigan State 71-66 at the Maui Invitational on Monday.
The 55-year-old Radford native replaces Buzz Williams, who resigned last week to take the men’s basketball coaching job at Texas A&M.
Texas A&M hired Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams on Wednesday, luring him back to his home state to try to turn the Aggies into a basketball power.
Kerry Blackshear Jr. had 23 points and 10 rebounds, Ahmed Hill scored 17 points and Virginia Tech beat Duke at Cassell Coliseum for the third straight time, 77-72 on Tuesday night.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Beamer Way runs right next to Lane Stadium. Virginia Tech’s new indoor practice facility has been unofficially dubbed the Beamer Barn. The Hokies play Beamer Ball.