March 1, 2013
Hokies host Clemson on Senior Night
Erick Green to be honored before final game in Cassell Coliseum
Clemson (13-15, 5-11) 253661
Virginia Tech (13-16, 4-12) 363369
  • Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Va. - 5,184
  • High Points: 29 - Erick Green
  • High Rebounds: 8 - C.J. Barksdale
Virginia Tech vs. Clemson Game Notes

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Virginia Tech will honor senior Erick Green before Saturday night's home finale against Clemson. Game time in Cassell Coliseum is set for 8 p.m. and the game will be televised on regional sports networks.

About Tonight’s Game

The Hokies are 12-16 on the season and 3-12 in ACC play after a 76-58 loss at No. 5/7 Miami, on Wednesday night.

Clemson is 13-14 overall and 5-10 in ACC action after a 68-59 loss to North Carolina on Thursday night in Littlejohn Coliseum.

No. 5/7 Miami 76, Virginia Tech 58

Erick Green scored 16 points and C.J. Barksdale and Robert Brown added 12 points each in the Hokies’ loss at No. 5/7 Miami.

Green Notes

Erick Green leads the ACC and the nation in scoring.

Green has scored 20-or-more points in 25 of the 28 games this season.

Green needs three points to reach 700 for the season.

Player Notes

Will Johnston made his first career start at Virginia and has started three games since.

Odds & Ends

Erick Green’s 35 points in the home loss to Virginia marks the most points by an ACC player in a game this season. Green has three of the ACC’s eight 30-plus point games this season.

The Hokies have played in four of the six overtime games played this season by ACC teams. Tech defeated Georgia Tech and lost at UNC and at NC State in the only ACC conference overtime games this season.

The Hokies started four Virginians at Virginia. All five starters graduated from high schools in Virginia.

Thank You Seniors

Erick Green is the lone senior basketball player to be honored at tonight’s Senior Night activities. He will be joined on the court for pre-game ceremonies by senior student managers Andrew Clark and Thomas Lukish. The Virginia Tech Athletics Department would like to thank all three young men for their hard work and dedication to the program.


Regional Sports Networks/WatchESPN

Mike Hogewood & Eddie Fogler


Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network

Bill Roth & Mike Burnop

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