Friday, Nov. 25 | 8 p.m. ET
Cassell Coliseum (Blacksburg, Va.)
vs. Charleston Southern
Sequence: VT leads 6-0
Recreation Notes: Virginia Tech (PDF)
Play-by-Play: Jon Meterparal
Analyst: Malcolm Huckaby
Keep Related with Tech Males’s Basketball
- Virginia Tech is 6-0 all-time in opposition to Charleston Southern, successful by a median of 27.2 factors per sport.
- The Hokies and the Buccaneers have met 5 occasions inside Cassell Coliseum, together with the latest contest – an 87-59 Tech victory on Dec. 20, 2016.
- CSU head coach Barclay Radebaugh and Tech head coach Mike Younger (at Wofford) have squared off twice head-to-head, with every successful at residence.
J-MUTTY NAMED TO ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
- Virginia Tech ahead Justyn Mutts was named to the Shriners Youngsters’s Charleston Traditional All- Event Workforce after averaging a double-double.
- The senior contributed 12.3 ppg, 10.3 rpg, whereas taking pictures 56.7% from the ground.
- He performed in 112:06 of the doable 120 minutes (93.1%).
- Following Tech’s three-game stint in Charleston, head coach Mike Younger has gained some readability on the outlook of this 12 months’s staff.
- “I informed them I had some considerations [entering the tournament],” Younger mentioned of his staff. “Nothing egregious, nothing evident after our first three video games. I wanted to see some warmth on their bottom and see how they’d reply. The brand new guys, Maddox and Pedulla in numerous roles. Three video games right here, we noticed a variety of totally different conditions, we performed three good ball groups and I am extra satisfied now than after we started the trek to the low nation about our staff’s toughness, our staff’s resolve and our staff’s capacity to win a variety of video games.”
VALUE THE BALL
- An emphasis in Coach Younger’s system is valuing the basketball, thus limiting turnovers.
- By six video games, the Hokies are averaging 8.3 turnovers per sport, which ranks fourth within the nation and first within the ACC.