January 8, 2013
Hokies open home ACC slate with BC
Tech plays first home game since Dec. 15
Boston College (9-6, 1-1) 325486
Virginia Tech (9-6, 0-2) 264975
  • Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Va. - 6,054
  • High Points: 24 - Erick Green
  • High Rebounds: 8 - Christian Beyer
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.


Regional Sports Networks

Mike Hogewood & Cory Alexander


Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network

Bill Roth & Mike Burnop

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