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Hokies hang tough at the end

It was overtime against No. 4 North Carolina, and the Smith Center was rocking with 21,000-plus Tar Heels fans. Some foes would have had a meltdown. Not gutsy Virginia Tech, which had an extra element on its side -- experience. "We've played in so many close games," senior guard Zabian Dowdell said. "I think our experience kicked in." (Raleigh News & Observer)

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