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What's the Greatest Win In Hokies History?

By Justin Cates | March 17
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Almost immediately following Tech's massive ACC Men's Basketball Tournament title the conversation started about it being the biggest win in school history. Some of my esteemed colleagues on this very site began beating the drum and initially, I was a bit hesitant. Recency bias is a thing and in the moment of course it tasted the sweetest.

But what about some of the other big moments out there? Did this really beat them all?

I did some digging and managed to scrounge up footage even older than I am in some cases (though not much) and put it in a video for you to decide for yourself. And of course I gave my opinion at the end.

Enjoy the video and the madness this March!


My Dad graduated from Tech in 1981 and I’ve been attending Virginia Tech sporting events since I first moved to Blacksburg in 1988. I myself graduated in 2008 with a Communication degree. During my time as a student I was the Sports Director for WUVT and helped establish and run Planet Blacksburg, an independent student-run news website. I’ve since written for numerous publications including SBNation, Inside The ACC, and Sports Illustrated's AllHokies. Currently, I host The Justin Cates Show in addition to other contributions here at Sons of Saturday and various other sites as the need arises. I now live in a fortified compound in upstate New York with my wife and numerous animals. The smell of popcorn makes me think of Cassell.

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