January 8, 2013
    Hokies open home ACC slate with BC
    Tech plays first home game since Dec. 15
    Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Va. - 6,05412T
    Boston College 325486
    Virginia Tech264975
    High Points: 24 - Erick Green
    High Rebounds: 8 - Christian Beyer
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    Virginia Tech vs. Boston College Game Notes

    BLACKSBURG, Va. -- The Virginia Tech Hokies open the ACC portion of their home schedule on Wednesday night, hosting the Eagles of Boston College. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. and the game will be televised live by regional sports networks.

    About Tonight’s Game

    The Hokies are 9-5 on the season and 0-1 in ACC play after losing at Maryland, 94-71, on Saturday afternoon.

    Boston College is 8-6 overall and 0-1 in ACC action after a 78-73 loss to NC State on Saturday evening in Conte Forum.

    Maryland 94, Virginia Tech 71

    Erick Green posted a new high in points for an ACC game with 28 points in the loss at Maryland. Robert Brown scored 11 points and Joey van Zegeren tied a career-high with 10 points in his first collegiate start. Cadarian Raines grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds in the loss.

    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 Leads the Way

    Erick Green leads the ACC and the nation in scoring.

    Team Notes

    Tonight is Virginia Tech’s first home game since Dec. 15.

    Player Notes

    In the loss to BYU, Erick Green snapped a streak in which he had scored at least 20 points in all 12 games this season, tying the school record for most consecutive 20-plus points games in a season.

    Erick Green leads the ACC in scoring and Jarell Eddie leads the ACC in free throw percentage.

    Cadarian Raines is second in the ACC in offensive rebounds.

    Christian Beyer has grabbed 30 of his 32 rebounds in his last five appearances.

    Television/Internet

    Regional Sports Networks

    Mike Hogewood & Cory Alexander

    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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