A monstrous defensive second half allowed the Cavaliers to pull away to a convincing win.
A disappointing end to the season may overshadow what was a promising back half of the year.
Jones will make his way back to Charlottesville for the first time since the Nov. 9 game.
The win provided a silver lining for Cavalier fans in an otherwise dismal rivalry weekend.
After a dominant second half against Tulane, the Cavaliers hung tough with the reigning national champions before falling late.
The Cavaliers were held without a goal in a season-ending defeat
Each team struggled offensively, but rebounding at the end secured the victory for the Cavaliers.
The Cavaliers fell far behind the Hokies early in the first half, allowing their in-state rivals to secure bowl game eligibility.
In each outing so far, veterans Yarbrough and McCoy have impressed, though the 165 weight class was a notable weak spot in the dual.
The Cavaliers look to hold Virginia Tech out of a bowl game with their first win since 2019.
Woeful three-point shooting doomed a Cavalier offense that could not find any consistency in their first loss.
Keusgen has been part of the Virginia program since 2015, most recently serving as interim head coach.
The Cavaliers struggled to defend the paint, and the lack of size finally caught up to the team in a big way.
The Cavaliers took down the Panthers in an overtime thriller