December 30, 2013
Hokies close out 2013 with Maryland-Eastern Shore
Hawks final non-conference foe of the season
Maryland-Eastern Shore (2-9) 234366
Virginia Tech (8-5) 463682
  • Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Va. - 4,179
  • High Points: 17 - Jarell Eddie
  • High Rebounds: 9 - Jarell Eddie
Virginia Tech vs. UMES Game Notes

Virginia Tech closes out 2013 with a home game against Maryland-Eastern Shore on New Year's Eve. The game tips at 4 p.m. in Cassell Coliseum and will be shown on ESPN3.

About Today’s Game

The Hokies are 7-5 on the season and 1-0 in ACC action.

The Hawks are 2-8 overall after a 71-58 loss to American on Sunday.

The Hokies lead the all-time series, 4-0.

UNCG 55, VT 52

The Hokies lost a heart-breaker to UNCG, 55-52, on Saturday afternoon in Cassell Coliseum.

Marshall Wood led the Hokies with a career-high tying 14 points and Joey van Zegeren scored a career-high 11 points.

Ben Emelogu also scored 11 points for the Hokies, who were held to just 3-of-15 from three-point range

Hokies Lead the Nation

Virginia Tech leads the nation in three-point field goal percentage.

Rankin Leaves Team

Junior guard Marquis Rankin has decided to leave the team, effective immediately, but will remain at Virginia Tech as a student.

10 With 10

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

Streak Snapped

Jarell Eddie scored just four points in the loss to UNCG, snapping an ACC-long streak of 14 double-figure scoring games.

Up Next

Tech will return to ACC play on Jan. 7, as they host nationally-ranked Syracuse at 9 p.m. in Cassell Coliseum.

Television/Internet - ESPN3

Evan Lepler & Jeff Kleppin

Radio - Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network

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