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Late push not enough for No. 15 Hokies in 27-21 loss at WVU

Virginia Tech wide receiver Tayvion Robinson (9) is tackled by West Virginia safety Sean Mahone...
Virginia Tech wide receiver Tayvion Robinson (9) is tackled by West Virginia safety Sean Mahone (29) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Morgantown, W.Va., Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/William Wotring)(William Wotring | AP)
Published: Sep. 18, 2021 at 3:53 PM EDT
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(WDBJ) - The No. 15 Hokies went on the road for the first time this season on Saturday and lost what became a close matchup late to the West Virginia Mountaineers.

The 27-21 loss gives WVU the Black Diamond Trophy, a nod to the region’s rich history with coal.

The Hokies had won four straight in the series.

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