Hokies fall short at No. 3 Louisville 67-56 Sunday afternoon

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  • KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, KY - 7,523
  • High Points: 14 - Regan Magarity
  • High Rebounds: 9 - Regan Magarity
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LOUISVILLE – Asia Durr scored 16 points in the first quarter and Louisville didn’t look back as it beat Virginia Tech (12-4) 67-56 before a crowd of 7,523 at the Yum! Center Sunday afternoon.

The loss drops the Hokies to 1-2 in conference play ahead of its clash against Pitt on Carilion Clinic Court Thursday night.

The Hokies, who trailed by 23 at the break, made a late comeback attempt in the second half where it outscored the Cards 31-19 and shut down Durr. Regan Magarity led the Hokies attack with 14 points on the afternoon, and Alexis Jean and Taylor Emery each scored 12.

Tech capitalized on its chances from the free throw line once again making 18 of 22 on the afternoon, allowing the Hokies to stay within striking distance. The Hokies ended the game on 13-2 run which included excellent defense and rebounding.

Louisville (18-0, 4-0) shot 48.3 percent from the floor, including knocking down 6 of 13 from beyond the arc.

Up next: Tech is back on Carilion Clinic Court on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. for a matchup with the Pitt Panthers.Virginia Tech Faculty & Staff will have the opportunity to pick up two complimentary tickets to the game at the Cassell Coliseum Ticket Window with their faculty and staff ID.

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