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    November 17, 2013
    Hokies, Keydets renew rivalry in Cassell Coliseum
    Tech wraps up four-game homestand against VMI
    Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Va. - 4,16212T
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    Virginia Tech 4461105
    High Points: 21 - Jarell Eddie
    High Rebounds: 8 - Marshall Wood
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    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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