November 11, 2013
Hokies and Mountaineers renew rivalry in Cassell Coliseum.
Game televised as part of College Basketball Season Tip-Off on ESPN
West Virginia (1-1) 414182
Virginia Tech (1-1) 365187
  • Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Va. - 5,049
  • High Points: 22 - Ben Emelogu
  • High Rebounds: 6 - Ben Emelogu, Marshall Wood
Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia Game Notes

Virginia Tech will host rival West Virginia on Tuesday afternoon in Cassell Coliseum. This will be the 77th meeting between the two schools in a series that goes back to 1920.

About Today’s Game

The Hokies are 0-1 on the season.

The Mountaineers are 1-0 on the year after defeating Mount St. Mary’s, 77-62, in Morgantown on Friday night.

WVU leads the all-time series, 47-29 and won the last meeting between the two schools, 68-67, in Morgantown last season.

USC Upstate 64, VT 63

The Hokies fell to USC Upstate, 64-63, in Cassell Coliseum on Saturday afternoon.

Tech was led by Jarell Eddie with 18 points and Cadarian Raines with a career-high 17 points.

Tip-Off Marathon

Today’s game is a part of the College Basketball Tip-Off Marathon on ESPN.

A Young Captain

James Johnson has named freshman Ben Emelogu a captain for the 2013-14 season.

Beecher Honored

Former Tech standout Bobby Beecher will be inducted into the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame on Nov. 15.

Smart Guys

Jarell Eddie and Christian Beyer were named to the 2012-13 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Men’s Basketball Team. It was Eddie’s second year on the team and the first season for Beyer.

Television/Internet - ESPN

Jon Sciambi & Bruce Pearl

Radio - Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network

Bill Roth & Mike Burnop

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