Virginia Tech baseball coach Pete Hughes is leaving the Hokies to take over the head coaching position at Oklahoma.
The Sooners eliminated Tech in the Regional round of the NCAA tournament this season.
The Oklahoma position became available after Sunny Galloway left for Auburn.
Virginia Tech associate head coach Pat Mason will be promoted to head coach.
Pete Hughes led the Hokies to 222-wins in seven years in Blacksburg, along with two appearances in the postseason.
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