UVA-Virginia Tech canceled in wake of shooting

by Ricardo Gutierrez - The Virginia-Virginia Tech football game scheduled for this Saturday has been canceled.

Virginia-Virginia Tech football game canceled in wake of shooting 8:38 PM ET Andrea AdelsonESPN Senior Writer Close ACC reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2010. Graduate of the University of Florida. The Virginia -Virginia Tech football game scheduled for this Saturday has been canceled in the wake of a shooting earlier this month that left three Cavaliers players dead, the ACC announced Monday night. Wide receivers Devin Chandler and Lavel Davis Jr . and linebacker D'Sean Perry were shot and killed and running back Mike Hollins injured when Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. opened fire on a charter bus after returning from a class trip on Nov. 13. Editor's Picks How Virginia mourned and then celebrated its fallen teammates 2h Andrea Adelson 1 Related Virginia also canceled its football game last weekend against Coastal Carolina in the wake of the tragedy and held a memorial instead at John Paul Jones Arena. In a statement issued through the ACC, the league said, "The ACC and Virginia Tech continue to support UVA following the devastating tragedy." A fifth student, Marlee Morgan, was shot and is recovering at home with her family. Hollins was released from the hospital on Sunday. Jones has been charged with three counts of second-degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Prosecutors have also charged him with two counts of malicious wounding and additional gun-related charges related to shooting Hollins and Morgan. He is being held without bail in a Charlottesville jail.