Virginia Tech Suffers First Loss of the Season at the Hands of West Virginia

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Virginia Tech Suffers First Loss of the Season at the Hands of West Virginia
Courtesy of washingtonpost.com

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Virginia Tech Coach James Johnson knew there would be a time when the Hokies couldn’t keep up the frenetic pace that vaulted them to their best start in 30 years. He just didn’t know how they would respond. On Saturday, Johnson got the answer he was looking for, but it wasn’t enough to save Virginia Tech’s undefeated record. After clawing back to take the lead late, the Hokies lost in heartbreaking fashion at West Virginia, 68-67, thanks to a defensive breakdown at the worst possible moment.

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