Virginia Tech Upsets Duke On Last-Second Putback [VIDEO] Virginia Tech Upsets Duke On Last-Second Putback [VIDEO] – CBS Detroit

BLACKSBURG, VA (WWJ) – The madness is already arriving, and it’s not even March.

Virginia Tech beat No. 5 Duke Monday night, thanks to a late tip-in from Chris Clarke, potentially giving the Hokies a quality win worthy of punching their ticket to the NCAA Tournament.

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The Hokies (21-9, 10-7 ACC) were projected as a 10-seed by ESPN’s Joe Lunardi and CBS bracketologist Jerry Palm before beating the Blue Devils for their fourth win against a ranked team this season.

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They trailed by as many as nine points in the second half and scored the final six points of the game over the last two minutes to secure the win.

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The Blue Devils’ loss reassures us that the NCAA Tournament is going to be full of solid teams capable of making a run, but no one dominant team.