December 19, 2013
    Hokies face VCU in Governor's Holiday Hoops Classic
    Tech visits Richmond Coliseum on Saturday evening
    Richmond, Va. (Richmond Coliseum) - 10,60512T
    VCU 424082
    Virginia Tech223052
    High Points: 12 - Ben Emelogu, Jarell Eddie
    High Rebounds: 8 - Christian Beyer, Trevor Thompson
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    Virginia Tech vs. VCU Game Notes

    Virginia Tech will face VCU in the Governor's Holiday Hoops Classic on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Richmond Coliseum. The game will be broadcat live on the NBC Sports Network.

    About This Evening’s Game

    The Hokies are 7-3 on the season and 1-0 in ACC action.

    The Rams are 9-3 overall after a 72-57 win over Wofford on Tuesday night.

    The all-time series is tied, 10-10.

    This is the first meeting between the two schools since the 1994-95 season.

    Today’s game is part of the Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic.

    VT 61, Miami 60, OT

    The Hokies recorded a dramatic come-from-behind victory over Miami, 61-60, in overtime on Dec. 8 in Coral Gables.

    Jarell Eddie scored 24 points in the win, while Ben Emelogu came off the bench to score 11 points.

    Tech trailed by as many as 13 points in the second half, but came back to win.

    Eddie scored Tech’s final 11 points in regulation.

    Eddie Honored by ACC

    Jarell Eddie was named the ACC Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 8. Eddie scored 34 points in the win over Winthrop and 24 points in the conference win at Miami.

    Wilson Ties a Record

    Devin Wilson recorded a career-high 11 assists in the win over Furman, tying Dell Curry’s Virginia Tech freshman record for assists in a game.

    10 With 10

    So far this season, 10 different Hokies have recorded at least 10 points or more in a game.

    Up Next

    Tech will return to Cassell Coliseum on Dec. 28 to play UNC Greensboro at noon.

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