(MIAMI, FL) — The University of Miami Hurricanes snapped a three-game losing streak when they defeated the Virginia Tech Hokies 30-12 on Thursday night.
It wasn’t the prettiest statistical game, but for Al Golden the end result was all that mattered.
Quarterback Stephen Morris passed for two first quarter touchdowns, finishing with 170 yards and zero turnovers.
Duke Johnson rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries for Miami (5-4, 4-2 ACC).
The win vaulted the Hurricanes back into the race for the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Coastal Division.
Virginia Tech (4-5, 2-3 ACC) outgained Miami 421-347 in total yards and held the Canes to 1 for 12 on third down, but still found themselves on the wrong side of the final score.
Logan Thomas struggled in the passing game for the Hokies, finishing with 199 yards and two interceptions, but the junior signal-caller rushed for 122 yards and a score on 22 carries in the loss.
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Jill Martin, CNN
Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN Newswire