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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.
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.
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.
Tech travels to Brooklyn, N.Y. to play Michigan State in the Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic in the Barclays Center on Friday night.
Television/Internet - ESPN3
Andrew Allegretta & Jeff Keppin
Radio - Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network
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