No. 1 VT women’s basketball to face No. 4 Tennessee Saturday in Sweet 16

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Published: Mar. 19, 2023 at 7:02 PM EDT
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BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: The Hokies will face No. 4 Tennessee Saturday in Seattle. A time is yet to be determined.

EARLIER STORY: The No. 1 Virginia Tech women’s basketball team will reach the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1999 after defeating No. 9 South Dakota State 72-60.

This is the second time in program history the Hokies have made the Sweet 16.

Georgia Amoore tallied 21 points to lead all scorers. Liz Kitley added 14 points and 14 rebounds.

The Hokies await the winner of Monday’s game between Toledo and Tennessee to finish out the Friday matchup in Seattle.