January 11, 2013
Hokies face Yellow Jackets in Atlanta
First visit to McCamish Pavilion for Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech (10-6, 1-2 ACC) 22331570
Georgia Tech (10-5, 0-3 ACC) 25301065
  • McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, Ga. - 7,675
  • High Points: 28 - Erick Green
  • High Rebounds: 10 - C.J. Barksdale
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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