November 20, 2013
Hokies play #1 Michigan State in Brooklyn
Teams meet for the first time in Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic
Virginia Tech (3-2) 334477
(1) Michigan State (5-0) 465096
  • Brooklyn, N.Y. (Barclays Center)
  • High Points: 27 - Adam Smith
  • High Rebounds: 7 - C.J. Barksdale
Virginia Tech vs. No. 1 Michigan State Game Notes

Virginia Tech faces top-ranked Michigan State in the semifinals of the 2013 Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The game will be Friday, Nov. 22 at 9:30 p.m. and be televised live on TruTV.

About Tonight’s Game

The Hokies are 3-1 on the season.

The Spartans are 4-0 after defeating Portland, 82-67, on Monday night.

This is the first meeting between the two schools.

Michigan State enters the game ranked No. 1 in the AP poll.

VT 105, VMI 92

The Hokies defeated rival VMI, 105-92, in Cassell Coliseum on Monday night.

Jarell Eddie led five Hokies in double figures with 21 points. Ben Emelogu came off the bench to score 19 points.

The 105 points is the most scored by Tech in a regular season game since Dec. 7, 1994, a 110-75 win over VMI in Cassell Coliseum.

A Young Captain

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

Barksdale Returns

C.J. Barksdale returned to the Virginia Tech line-up in the win over VMI following his three-game suspension. He came off the bench with 16 points, six rebounds and three assists.

Up Next

Tech will face either Seton Hall or Oklahoma in the Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic in the Barclays Center on Saturday night.



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