February 17, 2014
    Hokies host No. 14 Virginia
    Tech looks to even season series with Cavaliers
    Game Notes Game Notes

    Virginia Tech will continue the current three-game homestand on Tuesday night, as they host the 14th-ranked Virginia Cavaliers. The game, to be televised live by The ACC Network, will tip-off at 9 p.m.

    About Tonight’s Game

    The Hokies are 9-15 on the season and 2-10 in ACC action.

    The Cavaliers are 21-5 overall and 12-1 in the ACC after a 63-58 win at Clemson on Saturday.

    The Cavaliers lead the all-time series, 85-53.

    Virginia is ranked 14th in the AP poll and 16th in the coaches poll.

    Virginia Tech 52, Miami 45

    The Hokies broke back into the wins column on Saturday, as they defeated defending ACC champion Miami, 52-45, in Cassell Coliseum.

    Devin Wilson scored 12 points (all in the final 3:37 of play) and dished out a record-tying nine assists.

    C.J. Barksdale came off the bench to score 12 points and grab eight rebounds and Trevor Thompson tied a career-high with 12 rebounds.

    Welcome Whit Babcock

    On Monday, Feb. 17, Whit Babcock began work as the Director of Athletics at Virginia Tech.

    Babcock is a 1992 graduate of James Madison University and a native Virginian.

    Scoring 1,000

    Jarell Eddie currently has 1,099 points at Virginia Tech and is 38th in career scoring for the Hokies.

    Injury Update

    Adam Smith (left calf strain) is out for tonight’s game and Cadarian Raines (illness) is questionable for the game.

    ACC Legend

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

    Up Next

    The Hokies conclude this three-game homestand on Saturday afternoon, as they host NC State in Cassell Coliseum. The game, to be televised by regional sports networks, will tip-off at 2 p.m.

    Television/Internet - The ACC Network

    Tim Brant & Bobby Cremins

    Radio - Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network

    Bill Roth & Mike Burnop

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