Boxscore
Miami 30, Virginia Tech 12
Thursday, November 1, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Sun Life Stadium
Attendance - 37219

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Virginia Tech 3 9 0 0 12
Miami 14 6 0 10 30

Recap


Miami 30, Virginia Tech 12: Stephen Morris threw a pair of touchdown passes and Duke Johnson recorded 217 all-purpose yards as the host Hurricanes snapped a three-game losing streak.

Morris connected with Allen Hurns and Mike James for 16-yard scoring strikes in the first quarter and the Hurricanes (5-4, 4-2 ACC), ranked 98th in the nation in scoring defense, shut Virginia Tech out in the second half. The Hokies, who have lost four of five games, fumbled inside the Miami 5-yard line in the third quarter.

Virginia Tech (4-5, 2-3) held Miami to just three yards in the first 16:14 of the second half, but the Hurricanes put together a 69-yard drive in eight plays, capped by a 7-yard touchdown run by Johnson for a 27-12 lead. Johnson, a freshman, had 99 yards rushing.

Miami, which took over first place in the ACC Coastal division, turned an 81-yard kickoff return by Johnson and a blocked punt into a pair of two-play touchdown drives in the first quarter for a 14-3 lead. Morris’ touchdown passes to Hurns and James gave him 12 for the season. Morris threw for 170 yards.

Logan Thomas took a quarterback draw 73 yards for a score 4:21 into the second quarter and Cody Journell’s 20-yard field goal in the final seconds brought Virginia Tech within 20-12 at halftime. Thomas finished with a career-high 124 yards on 22 carries, but had two interceptions and a fumble.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Thomas’ rushing touchdown was the 17th of his career, moving him past Michael Vick (16) into third on Tech’s all-time list for quarterbacks. … Journell had made 12 consecutive field goals before a miss from 47 yards late in the third quarter. … Miami leads the series 18-12.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 8:33
Miami   TD  Miami 7 - Virginia Tech 0
1st Quarter - 2:14
Virginia Tech   FG  Miami 7 - Virginia Tech 3
1st Quarter - 1:15
Miami   TD  Miami 14 - Virginia Tech 3
2nd Quarter - 10:39
Virginia Tech   TD  Miami 14 - Virginia Tech 9
2nd Quarter - 9:08
Miami   FG  Miami 17 - Virginia Tech 9
2nd Quarter - 3:28
Miami   FG  Miami 20 - Virginia Tech 9
2nd Quarter - 0:00
Virginia Tech   FG  Miami 20 - Virginia Tech 12
4th Quarter - 7:38
Miami   TD  Miami 27 - Virginia Tech 12
4th Quarter - 2:54
Miami   FG  Miami 30 - Virginia Tech 12
TEAMS

Team Records

  Virginia Tech Miami
W/L 4 - 5 - 0 5 - 4 - 0
Conference 2 - 3 - 0 4 - 2 - 0

Team Stats

  Virginia Tech Miami
Score 12 30
First Downs 24 15
3rd Down Efficiency 9-for-20
45%
1-for-12
8%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
1-for-1
100%
Total Yards 421 347
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 45-222 28-157
Average/Rush 4.9 5.6
Passing
Comp-Att 19-37 14-30
Passing Yards 199 190
Average/Pass Play 5.2 6.3
Penalties-Yards 2-20 8-55
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 2 0
Time of Possession 34:21 25:39

PLAYER STATS

Virginia Tech (4 - 5)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
L. Thomas 19/37 199 0 2
Miami (5 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Morris 13/28 170 2 0
P. Dorsett 1/1 20 0 0
D. Crawford 0/1 0 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
L. Thomas 22 124 5.6 1
T. Gregory 10 50 5.0 0
M. Holmes 8 25 3.1 0
J. Coleman 5 23 4.6 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Johnson 11 100 9.1 1
M. James 15 50 3.3 0
S. Morris 2 7 3.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
R. Malleck 4 58 14.5 0
D. Roberts 4 47 11.8 0
C. Fuller 4 44 11.0 0
M. Davis 3 43 14.3 0
D. Knowles 1 6 6.0 0
T. Gregory 1 4 4.0 0
J. Coleman 1 2 2.0 0
R. Dunn 1 -5 -5.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Walford 2 56 28.0 0
R. Scott 3 50 16.7 0
P. Dorsett 2 27 13.5 0
A. Hurns 2 21 10.5 1
S. Morris 1 20 20.0 0
M. James 1 16 16.0 1
M. Hagens 1 1 1.0 0
D. Johnson 2 -1 -0.5 0
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