Hokies travel to No. 8 Kentucky on Saturday

Virginia Tech (9-2,0-0) 473986
(8) Kentucky (9-1, 0-0) 415293
  • Rupp Arena - Lexington, KY - 22,690
  • High Points: 20 - Ahmed Hill
  • High Rebounds: 11 - Chris Clarke
2017 Virginia Tech Men's Basketball Ticket Info
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The Virginia Tech men's basketball team travel to Lexington, Kentucky to take on eighth-ranked Kentucky on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. in Rupp Arena. The game will be shown live on ESPN2 and the ESPN app.

Date/Time: Dec. 16, 2017 / 2 p.m.
Opponent: University of Kentucky
Site: Lexington, Kentucky (Rupp Arena)
Radio: Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network
Talent: Jon Laaser & Mike Burnop
Talent: Dan Shulman & Dick Vitale
Live Stats: HokieSports.com
Game Notes: Virginia Tech

The Hokies enter the game 9-1 on the season. The Wildcats are 8-1 this season. Kentucky is ranked eighth in the AP poll and fifth in the USA Today coaches poll. Tech is receiving votes in both polls.

Kentucky leads the all-time series, 3-1. Tech lost the last meeting, 84-60, in the second round of the 1996 NCAA Tournament in Dallas, Texas. The Hokies are 1-1 all-time in Lexington, but have never played in Rupp Arena. Tech won the last meeting in Lexington, 80-77, defeating the third-ranked Wildcats in Memorial Coliseum to open the 1962-63 season


The Hokies return to Cassell Coliseum on Tuesday night, as they host Presbyterian. Tip is at 7 p.m. and the game will be shown live on ACC Network Extra and the ESPN app.

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