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  1. Seven programs with the most on the line during July’s live period

    Jul 8, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT

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    This month is important for every program, but these seven teams (plus five more!) have more on the line than the rest.

  2. Report: Virginia Tech guard Ben Emelogu has left program

    Jul 4, 2014, 11:27 AM EDT

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    Emelogu, a native of Grand Prairie, Texas, averaged 10.5 points and 3.1 rebounds per game as a freshman.

  3. Virginia Tech locks up commitment from 2014 JuCo forward Shane Henry

    Jun 10, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

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    Virginia Tech got a commitment from class of 2014 junior college forward Shane Henry.

  4. South Florida transfer Zach LeDay commits to Virginia Tech

    Jun 3, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT

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    Virginia Tech adds its second transfer in a month’s span.

  5. Marshall Wood to transfer from Virginia Tech

    May 22, 2014, 1:09 PM EDT

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    Wood had already decided to leave the Virginia Tech team.

  6. Reports: Former Maryland guard Seth Allen transfers to Virginia Tech

    May 10, 2014, 5:46 PM EDT

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    Former Maryland guard Seth Allen has decided to remain in the ACC, with multiple outlets reporting that he’s transferring to Virginia Tech.

  7. Former Marquette commits Ahmed Hill, Satchel Pierce follow Buzz Williams to Virginia Tech

    Apr 19, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Former Marquette commits Ahmed Hill and Satchel Pierce are following former Golden Eagles coach Buzz Williams to Virginia Tech as the duo committed to the Hokies on Saturday morning.

  8. Reports: Buzz Williams to leave Marquette for Virginia Tech

    Mar 21, 2014, 5:59 PM EDT

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    Buzz Williams will be the new head coach at Virginia Tech. Yeah, we’re surprised, too.

  9. Erik Swoope’s one-handed finish highlights Miami’s win over Virginia Tech (VIDEO)

    Mar 12, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT

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    Miami’s Erik Swoope throws one down with impressive authority, triggering an interesting reaction on the Virginia Tech bench.

  10. 2014 ACC Tournament Preview: Will a newcomer crash the party in Greensboro?

    Mar 11, 2014, 11:44 AM EDT

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    Now 15 teams deep, the ACC’s showcase event will span five days in Greensboro. Between the new arrivals, one upcoming departure and a plethora of talented players, this will be must-see television.

  11. Virginia Tech guard Marquis Rankin leaves program

    Dec 27, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT

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    After playing just over 19 minutes per game as a sophomore, Virginia Tech guard Marquis Rankin did not see any action for the Hokies this season. Earlier in the season head coach James Johnson stated that Rankin was out due to “personal reasons,” and the issues needed to be addressed before he made a return…

  12. VCU goes on 31-0 run, overwhelms Virginia Tech (VIDEO)

    Dec 21, 2013, 8:46 PM EDT

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    VCU got back on track on Saturday afternoon with an 82-52 win over in-state rival Virginia Tech. This was never a game. VCU used a 31-0 run to open up a 37-8 lead and threw it into cruise controls. Shaka Smart’s squad forced 27 turnovers, but the big news was the play of Melvin Johnson.…

  13. VCU/Virginia Tech headlines second annual Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic

    Dec 20, 2013, 12:17 PM EDT

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    The second annual Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic will be played at the Richmond Coliseum on Saturday afternoon, with the doubleheader matching four of Virginia’s 14 Division I men’s basketball programs. In the opener Hampton takes on James Madison, with the Dukes looking to round into shape after winning the CAA tournament and making its first…

  14. Report: High Point’s Allan Chaney has career end early due to heart complications

    Dec 6, 2013, 8:36 PM EDT

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    The trying career of Allan Chaney has come to an end. After beginning at the University of Florida for his freshman year, then transferring to Virginia Tech where he never was cleared to play due to a case of viral mycarditis — an infection that results in inflammation of the heart – he finally ended up at…

  15. #POSTERIZED: New contact rules 1, WVU’s Juwan Staten 0 (VIDEO)

    Nov 13, 2013, 10:48 AM EDT

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    Much has, and will, be made about the new points of emphasis in college basketball regarding contact. With the goal being to increase scoring after the sport’s worst season in five decades, the days of using a hand or forearm while defending a player are (seemingly) over. A number of touch fouls that have been…

  16. West Virginia blows 19 point lead, suffers ugly loss to Virginia Tech

    Nov 12, 2013, 4:04 PM EDT

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    If there’s a clear-cut loser during this year’s Tip-Off Marathon, then it’s West Virginia. The Mountaineers blew a double-digit first-half lead to lose at Virginia Tech 87-82, despite the Hokies missing suspended starting forward C.J. Barksdale. This is a really bad loss for a West Virginia team hoping to compete in the top-half of the…

  17. Late Night Snacks: First Saturday of the season produces no upsets

    Nov 10, 2013, 2:56 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: Manhattan 99, La Salle 90 (2OT) The Jaspers and Explorers played an outstanding game at Tom Gola Arena, with Manhattan coming back from four points down with 23 seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime. Guard George Beamon scored 24 points in his return to the court, and Mike Alvarado put…

  18. 2013-2014 ACC Preview: Notre Dame, Syracuse invade Tobacco Road, but watch for Virginia

    Nov 7, 2013, 9:58 AM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  19. Virginia Tech forward Barksdale suspended three games

    Nov 4, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT

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    Virginia Tech forward C.J. Barksdale has been suspended the first three games of the year, head coach James Johnson announced on Monday. The Hokies suspended Barksdale for a “violation of team rules.” A 6-foot-8 junior and former Rivals top-100 prospect, Barksdale averaged 5.6 points and 4.7 points per game as a sophomore and will miss…

  20. Virginia Tech lands commitment from guard Jalen Hudson

    Oct 5, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

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    Virginia Tech picked up a commitment from guard Jalen Hudson on Friday night as the Ohio native announced his decision on Twitter to join the Hokies’ 2014 class. The 6’5″ Hudson comes from St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio — you might know their most famous alum as the best basketball player in…

  21. Virginia Tech’s Malik Mueller ruled ineligible this season

    Oct 1, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

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    Virginia Tech was already staring at the cellar of the loaded ACC this season, and James Johnson’s road to relevance got that much tougher on Monday evening. The school announced that 6-foot-3 freshman Malik Mueller would be ineligible to play this season due to an issue with his academics. “I am extremely disappointed for Malik,…

  22. Virginia Tech gets commitment from 2014 wing T.J. Lang

    Sep 16, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT

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    The Virginia Tech Hokies scored a commitment from 2014 wing T.J. Lang on Monday afternoon as the forward pledged to head coach James Johnson. The 6’6″ Lang is the son of former Duke star Antonio Lang and averaged 17.1 points and 4.9 boards per game in his junior year at McGill-Toolen High School as he was…