Outlaw’s career night carries Hokies past UM
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BLACKSBURG, Va. — Ty Outlaw scored a careerhigh 24 points to lead Virginia Tech to a 66-61 victory over No. 25 Miami onMonday night.
Outlaw, who was averaging 5.0points pergame, set a school record with eight 3-pointers for the Hokies (21-8, 10-7 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won their third straight game and fifth in the last six. VirginiaTech alsomovedto15-1 at home this season.
Miami (20-9,10-7), which moved into The Associated Press top-25 for the first time this season earlier in the day, led 50-48 with just under seven minutes to go.
However, the Hokies went on a 12-4 run to take the lead for good.
Virginia Tech scored on five straight possessions, with the final five points coming on a 3-pointer by Outlaw and a dunk by Zach LeDay for a 60-54 lead with 2:11 remaining.
Anthony Lawrence Miami with18 points. led