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