BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Justyn Mutts gave Virginia Tech the lead with just over a minute to go and Storm Murphy hit a 3-pointer with 20 seconds left to earn the Hokies a 79-73 win over Notre Dame on Saturday.
Virginia Tech came from 10 points down in the second half to get its first win in five Atlantic Coast Conference starts. It also snapped Notre Dame's six-game win streak.
Paul Atkinson Jr. scored at the basket to give Notre Dame a 50-40 lead with 14:53 left, but Virginia Tech roared back, sandwiching 3-pointers by Murphy and Nahiem Alleyne around a Mutts layup to trail by two, 50-48, with 13:04 remaining. Alleyne hit two free throws and Keve Aluma added a third free throw and a jumper to put the Hokies in front, 66-62 with 5:22 left.