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COL FB: Virginia 24, Georgia Tech 17

Oct. 25, 2008 at 7:50 PM   |   Comments

ATLANTA, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Cedric Peerman scored late in the fourth quarter and Vic Hall had a clinching interception Saturday, securing Virginia's 24-17 win over No. 21 Georgia Tech.

Peerman rushed for 118 yards on 25 carries for the Cavaliers (5-3, 3-1 ACC), who have won four in a row. Virginia's Marc Verica completed 29-of-39 passes for two touchdowns but was intercepted twice.

Maurice Covington had five receptions for 76 yards and a touchdown for Virginia.

Josh Nesbitt rushed for a touchdown but threw for just 103 yards on 7-of-15 completions with an interception for the Yellow Jackets (6-2, 3-2), whose four-game win streak ended. Jonathan Dwyer rushed for 70 yards and a TD on 17 carries.

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