Erick Green scored 21 points to lead Virginia Tech to an 80-62 victory over East Tennessee State on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
E.J. Manuel hit Rashad Greene with a slant pass that Greene took 39 yards for a touchdown with 40 seconds to play and No. 8 Florida State survived a scare to beat Virginia Tech 28-22 on Thursday night.
Stephen Morris threw for two early touchdowns, both set up by Virginia Tech special-teams miscues, and Miami took a step forward in the chase for the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division title by beating the Hokies 30-12 on Thursday night.
After falling behind 20-0, Virginia Tech scored 41 unanswered points to knock off upset-minded Duke.