BLACKSBURG, Va. - The Virginia Tech women's basketball team returns to Cassell Coliseum to host Boston College in an ACC game on Thursday, Jan. 10. Game time is slated for 7 p.m.
Date/Time: January 10, 2013/7 p.m.
Opponent: Boston College
Site: Blacksburg, Va. (Cassell Coliseum)
Radio: 100.7 FM WNMX
Talent: Andrew Allegretta, play-by-play
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Live Video: Link
Game Notes: Link
- This marks the 19th meeting between the two teams.
- Virginia Tech holds the all-time series record at 10-8.
- The Hokies last defeated the Eagles on January 5, 2012, 38-35 in Chestnut Hill. Monet Tellier had 15 points, four assists and three steals for Tech. Shayra Brown had seven for the Eagles while Tiffany Ruffin added six.
- Boston College won the last game between the two teams, 64-60 in Blacksburg. Aerial Wilson had 22 points while Tellier added 11 and Porschia Hadley dropped in 10. Katie Zenevitch posted 17 and Kerri Shields added 15 for BC.
- Virginia Tech battled against No. 11/23 North Carolina, but the Tar Heels edged Tech 48-45 the last time out.
- The Hokies were led by Uju Ugoka with a game-high 15 points. She also grabbed five rebounds. Monet Tellier added 12 points for Tech. Taijah Campbell tallied three blocks and Lauren Evans picked up three steals.
- Tellier has been solid for the Hokies all season, averaging 13.3 points, 5.9 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. Ugoka is averaging 17.3 points and 7.8 rebounds in four games played for the Hokies. Alyssa Fenyn is adding 7.5 ppg and handing out 3.4 apg. Campbell is posting 5.8 ppg while recording 5.8 rpg and posting 1.4 blocks per game.
- Boston College fell to No. 3 Duke, 90-53 in the team’s last game.
- Kristen Doherty had 17 points, six rebounds and three steals for the Eagles. Nicole Boudreau added nine points.
- Four players are averaging double-digits for the Eagles. Katie Zenevitch is putting up 12.8 points per game while grabbing a team-best 7.4 rebounds per game. Kerri Shields is adding 12.0 ppg, Nicole Boudreau is tallying 11.8 ppg and Doherty is dropping in 11.5 ppg. Tessah Holt is handing out 2.9 assists per game.
Up Next: Virginia Tech will remain at home to host No. 10 Maryland on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m.
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