November 17, 2013
Hokies, Keydets renew rivalry in Cassell Coliseum
Tech wraps up four-game homestand against VMI
VMI (3-2) 335992
Virginia Tech (3-1) 4461105
  • Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Va. - 4,162
  • High Points: 21 - Jarell Eddie
  • High Rebounds: 8 - Marshall Wood
Virginia Tech vs. VMI Game Notes

Virginia Tech hosts rival VMI in Cassell Coliseum Monday night at 7 p.m. This concludes the Hokies' four-game homestand to open the 2013-14 season.

About Tonight’s Game

The Hokies are 2-1 on the season.

The Keydets are 3-1 after defeating Bluefield State, 121-80, on Saturday.

Virginia Tech holds an 87-43 lead in the all-time series.

VT 79, WCU 61

The Hokies defeated Western Carolina, 79-61, in Cassell Coliseum on Friday night.

Tech jumped out to a 20-point halftime lead and never trailed in the contest.

Jarell Eddie led all scorers with 17 points, while Ben Emelogu scored 16 points off the bench and Trevor Thompson recorded his first career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

800 Points

With his first bucket in the win over WCU, Jarell Eddie reached the 800 career point plateau.

A Young Captain

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

Barksdale Returns

C.J. Barksdale will return to the Virginia Tech line-up tonight following his three-game suspension.

Fourth in Nine

Tonight marks the Hokies’ fourth game in the first nine days of the 2013-14 college basketball season.

Up Next

Tech travels to Brooklyn, N.Y. to play Michigan State in the Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic in the Barclays Center on Friday night.

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