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Breaking: Virginia Tech Upsets Duke To Win ACC Championship

2022 Men's ACC Basketball Tournament - Championship

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 12: Paolo Banchero #5 of the Duke Blue Devils and Justyn Mutts #25 of the Virginia Tech Hokies pursue the loose ball during the 2022 Men's ACC Basketball Tournament - Championship at Barclays Center on March 12, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Arguably no team in college basketball has been more dangerous than the Virginia Tech Hokies. And on Saturday night, they struck again. Becoming the first ever seven seed to ever win the ACC tournament.

In one of the unlikeliest of endings, Virginia Tech took down Coach K's Blue Devils by 15 points. The Hokies held Duke to just 67 points.

The Hokies took down Clemson, Notre Dame, North Carolina and Duke on their way to a conference title. Junior guard Hunter Cattoor was the catalyst all night for VA Tech. Scoring a career-high 31 points on 11-16 shooting, including 7-9 from beyond the arc. It's a truly special moment for the Virginia Tech program.

For a team made up of players who weren't highly recruited, hustle played a big role in Mike Young's squad coming out with the victory. Seemingly every 50-50 ball went Virginia Tech's way, despite four straight nights of high intensity, ACC basketball.

Not only did the Hokies capture their first ever conference title. But they punched their ticket to the Big Dance in the process.

Next stop, March Madness.