December 19, 2012
    Hokies play Bradley in Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic
    Tech to play two games in Las Vegas
    Virginia Tech vs. Bradley Game Notes

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Virginia Tech will play Bradley in the third round of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic on Saturday night in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena. Tech will play either Portland or Colorado State on Sunday night.

    About Tonight’s Game

    The Hokies are 8-2 on the season after losing to Georgia Southern, 78-73, last Saturday.

    Bradley was 7-2 on the season, entering its game on Dec. 19.

    This is the first meeting between the two schools.

    Georgia Southern 78, Virginia Tech 73

    Erick Green tied a career-high 28 points in the loss.

    Jarell Eddie scored 21 points for the Hokies.

    This was the second round of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic.

    Wood Out

    Virginia Tech freshman forward Marshall Wood is out indefinitely after fracturing the third metatarsal in his left foot in the loss to Georgia Southern.

    Green was Honored

    Erick Green was named the ACC Co-Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 25. This is the second consecutive week he has earned the award.

    He was also named National Player of the Week by both SI.com and NBCSports.com that week.

    Team Notes

    The Hokies are 12th nationally in free throw percentage, 14th in 3pt FG%, 15th in scoring offense, and 24th in points.

    Player Notes

    Erick Green leads the ACC in scoring and Jarell Eddie is tied for fourth in the league in scoring.

    Will Johnston has made 10 career field goals. All 10 are three-pointers. He hit three of them in the win over VMI, setting a new career-high nine points and matched that number in the win at UNC Greensboro.

    Erick Green is second nationally in scoring and 41st in free throw percentage.

    Television/Internet

    CBS Sports Network (23rd only)

    Jason Knapp, Steve Lappas & Doug Gottlieb

    Radio

    Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network

    Bill Roth & Mike Burnop

    For updates on Virginia Tech men's basketball, follow the Hokies on Twitter (@VT_MBBall).

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