January 31, 2014
    Hokies and Terps tangle in Cassell Coliseum
    Maryland hoops makes final ACC appearance in Blacksburg
    Virginia Tech vs. Maryland Game Notes

    Virginia Tech hosts the University of Maryland in Cassell Coliseum on Saturday. The game, scheduled for a noon tip-off, will be shown live on The ACC Network. This will be the Terrapins' final visit to Blacksburg as members of the ACC.

    About Today’s Game

    The Hokies are 8-12 on the season and 1-7 in ACC action.

    The Terrapins are 12-9 overall and 4-4 in the ACC after a 74-71 home win over Miami on Wednesday night.

    The Terps lead the all-time series, 30-10.

    Boston College 76, Virginia Tech 52

    The Hokies lost to Boston College, 76-52, in Conte Forum on Wednesday night.

    Jarell Eddie was the only Hokie in double figures, recording his fourth double-double of the season with 23 points and 10 rebounds.

    Welcome Whit Babcock

    On Friday, Jan. 24, Whit Babcock was hired as the new Director of Athletics at Virginia Tech.

    Currently the Director of Athletics at the University of Cincinnati, Babcock is a 1992 graduate of James Madison University and a native Virginian.

    Scoring 1,000

    Jarell Eddie currently has 1,068 points at Virginia Tech and is 39th in career scoring for the Hokies.

    Injury Update

    Adam Smith (left calf strain) is out for at least the next week and C.J. Barksdale (strained groin) is questionable for today’s game.

    ACC Legend

    Bobby Stevens has been named Virginia Tech’s “ACC Legend” for 2014.

    Hokies Support Autism Awareness

    James Johnson is one of nearly 100 men’s basketball coaches throughout the country that will be wearing the “Autism Speaks” pin on his suit jacket today.

    Up Next

    The Hokies travel to Tallahassee on Wednesday to take on the Seminoles. The game, televised by regional sports networks, will tip-off at 9 p.m.

    Television/Internet - The ACC Network

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    Radio - Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network

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