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Mike London

Hokies give Beamer 1 more win over Virginia, 23-20

It looks like coach Frank Beamer has a chance for one more going-away party, at a bowl game.

Joey Slye kicked a 41-yard field goal with 1:38 left and Virginia Tech beat Virginia 23-20 on Saturday to give Beamer the chance to close out his 29-year coaching career in the postseason.

A week after losing in Beamer's final home game, the Hokies (6-6, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) didn't let him down on the road in beating the Cavaliers for the 12th consecutive time.

After Slye's kick, Chuck Clark sealed the outcome with an interception with 59 seconds remaining.

With Beamer set to retire, there have been reports that Memphis coach Justin Fuente will replace him....