This Date in Hurricanes History...October 24th

This Date In Hurricanes History...October 24, 1991 & 2002
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In the first game ever as BIG EAST members, UMSHoF member and coach Dennis Erickson's top ranked Hurricanes moved to a 7-0 record by defeating the Virginia Tech Hokies 43-23 in front of a Lane Stadium sellout crowd of 51,423 !  The Canes cruised to a 40-3 lead by the end of the 3rd quarter on the strength of UMSHoF member Gino Toretta's 249 yards passing on 17 of 28 attempts and 3 touchdowns !
Stephen McGuire scored on a 1 yard run early in the 3rd to record his 33rd career touchdown, passing UMSHoF member Melvin Bratton's school record !  Coleman Bell had 6 receptions for 117 yards and a score, and Lamar Thomas had 2 touchdowns on 3 receptions for 37 yards.  Dane Prewitt added 3 field goals.  The Miami defense held the Hokies to 231 total yards and collected 4 turnovers !

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