January 11, 2013
    Hokies face Yellow Jackets in Atlanta
    First visit to McCamish Pavilion for Virginia Tech
    McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, Ga. - 7,67512OTT
    Virginia Tech 22331570
    Georgia Tech25301065
    High Points: 28 - Erick Green
    High Rebounds: 10 - C.J. Barksdale
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    Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech Game Notes

    BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Virginia Tech travels to Atlanta on Saturday to face Georgia Tech in an ACC contest. This will be the Hokies' first visit to McCamish Pavilion, the Yellow Jackets' new home.

    About Today’s Game

    The Hokies are 9-6 on the season and 0-2 in ACC play after falling to Boston College, 86-75, on Wednesday night in Cassell Coliseum.

    Georgia Tech is 10-4 overall and 0-2 in ACC action after an 83-70 loss at NC State on Wednesday night.

    Boston College 86, Virginia Tech 75

    Erick Green scored 24 points to lead the Hokies in the ACC home opener. Jarell Eddie scored 21 points in the loss.

    The Hokies played without Robert Brown, who missed the game with a high fever.

    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 Notes

    Erick Green leads the ACC and the nation in scoring.

    Green has scored 20-or-more points in 14 games this season, double the number of the second person on that list, Boston College’s Ryan Anderson.

    Honors for Green

    Erick Green has been named a watch list finalist for the Bob Cousey Award, given annually to the top point guard in the nation. Green has also been named to the John R. Wooden Award’s Midseason Top 25. Wooden Award given to nation’s best player.

    Kinda, Sorta New Arena

    Today is Virginia Tech’s first visit to McCamish Pavilion.

    Odds & Ends

    Erick Green leads the ACC in scoring and Jarell Eddie leads the ACC in free-throw percentage. Green is second in the league in free-throw percentage. The Hokies lead the ACC in free-throw percentage as a team.

    Christian Beyer has grabbed 38 of his 40 rebounds in his last six appearances.


    The ACC Network

    Tim Brant & Dan Bonner


    Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network

    Bill Roth & Mike Burnop

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