Charlottesville, VA – Erick Green scored 15 points, helping 45 victory over No. 15 Virginia at John Paul Jones Arena.
Dorenzo Hudson totaled 12 points, including a three-pointer in the closing moments that made it a two-possession contest and helped the Hokies (12-7, 1-4 ACC) pick up their first conference victory.
Virginia Tech had lost to Wake Forest, Florida State, Boston College and North Carolina to open its ACC schedule.
Mike Scott, Jontel Evans and Joe Harris all had 10 points for the Cavaliers (15-3, 2-2), who were coming off Thursday's victory at Georgia Tech.