BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Senior guard Quentin Snider scored 22 points on a career-high seven 3-pointers as Louisville pulled away from Virginia Tech for a 75-68 win Saturday.
Trailing 57-53 with 7:07 to play, the Cardinals (19-10, 9-7 Atlantic Coast Conference) hit five shots from beyond the 3-point arc over the next 4:45 to take control of the game.
Sophomore center Kerry Blackshear Jr. led Tech with 14 points and five rebounds before he fouled out with 1:03 left to play. Junior point guard Justin Robinson scored the Hokies' first seven points and finished with 16.
Robinson hit a step-back shot from just inside the 3-point line before the halftime buzzer, tying the game, 34-34.
The Hokies (20-9, 9-7) went 10 for 18 at the free throw line.