Hokies, Aggies meet in Wooden Legacy
Tech faces Texas A&M for the first time since 1980
November 25, 2016
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FULLERTON, Calif. - The Virginia Tech men's basketball team will play Texas A&M on Friday, Nov. 25 at 5:30 p.m. ET in Titan Gym on the campus of Cal. State Fullerton. This is a semifinal round game of the 2016 Wooden Legacy.
Date/Time: November 25, 2016 / 5:30 p.m. ET
Opponent: Texas A&M
Site: Fullerton, Calif. (Titan Gym)
Radio: Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network
Talent: John Ramey
Talent: Steve Quis, Adrian Branch & Jeff Goodman
Live Stats: HokieSports.com
Game Notes: Virginia Tech
THE HOKIES (4-0)
The Hokies are 4-0 to open the 2016-17 season. Most recently, the Hokies defeated New Mexico, 92-72, in the first round of the Wooden Legacy in Fullerton, California. Justin Robinson scored a career-high 22 points and tied a career high with eight assists. Ahmed Hill added 18 points for the Hokies. Tech shot 95 percent from the line in the game.
THE AGGIES (3-1)
Texas A&M enters the game 3-1 on the season. In the Aggies’ last game, Texas A&M defeated Cal. State Northridge, 95-73, in the first round of the Wooden Legacy in Fullerton, California on Thursday. The Aggies are led in scoring by sophomore D.J. Hogg, averaging 15.3 points per game.
This is just the fourth all-time meeting between the two schools. Texas A&M holds a 2-1 edge in the previous meetings. The last time the two school met was on Dec. 20, 1980, as the Aggies defeated Tech, 55-52, in the Virginia Tech Classic in Cassell Coliseum. Tech’s only win in the series was in the first game played between the two schools, a 101-74 Tech win in 1965 in the All College Tournament in Oklahoma City. Tech is 51-56 all-time against schools currently in the SEC.
Up Next: The Hokies will play either UCLA or Nebraska Sunday in the Honda Center in Anaheim, California in the final round of the Wooden Legacy ... Game time and television coverage will be determined following today’s second round games.
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