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Hokies continue their decade-plus win streak over the Cavaliers with a late TD

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By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: November 29th, 2014 at 12:11 AM EST

It has been 11 years since the Virginia Cavaliers defeated the Virginia Tech Hokies. That long losing streak continues on Friday night in Blacksburg, Virginia, as the Cavaliers lost 24-20 to the Hokies at Lane Stadium.

The win makes the Hokies bowl eligible, as the Cavaliers season is finished. The Hokies (6-6) will be making their 22nd straight bowl appearance in a few weeks.

Michael Brewer (Getty Images)

Michael Brewer (Getty Images)

Virginia will not be making a bowl trip this season, and haven’t played in a bowl game since 2011.

Senior quarterback Michael Brewer hit Bucky Hodges for a 9-yard touchdown to put the Hokies up 24-20.

Cavaliers quarterback Greyson Lambert hit Zachary Swanson with 2:55 left to give Virginia a 20-17 lead.

Brewer hit Cam Phillips for a 36-yard touchdown, and the Hokies went up 17-13.

Cavaliers defensive player David Dean picks off Brewer and return it for a 3-yard touchdown. The Cavaliers took a 13-10 lead on the play.

Virginia kicker Ian Frye hit a 21-yard field goal to make it 10-6.

With 9:30 left in the second quarter, the Hokies blocked a punt, which they have traditionally done. On this play, following the punt blocked, Hodges recovered it in the end zone for a touchdown.

Frye made a 40-yard field goal to tie it at 3-3. Hokies kicker Joey Slye made a 22-yard field goal to give Virginia Tech the early lead.

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