Virginia Tech Hokies
Oct 13, 2014, 5:15 PM EDT
News and notes from the world of college basketball recruiting.
Oct 12, 2014, 2:38 PM EDT
Buzz Williams now has two commits in 2015.
Oct 4, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT
Virginia Tech’s first commitment in the Class of 2015 is an important one, as they have just one underclassman in their current front court.
Sep 29, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT
A decision could come within the next three weeks.
Aug 5, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT
The 6-foot-11 center could still end up playing for the Buckeyes this season.
Aug 3, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT
The 7-footer will have three seasons left for Ohio State.
Jul 8, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT
This month is important for every program, but these seven teams (plus five more!) have more on the line than the rest.
Jul 4, 2014, 11:27 AM EDT
Emelogu, a native of Grand Prairie, Texas, averaged 10.5 points and 3.1 rebounds per game as a freshman.
Jun 10, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT
Virginia Tech got a commitment from class of 2014 junior college forward Shane Henry.
Jun 3, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT
Virginia Tech adds its second transfer in a month’s span.
May 22, 2014, 1:09 PM EDT
Wood had already decided to leave the Virginia Tech team.
May 10, 2014, 5:46 PM EDT
Former Maryland guard Seth Allen has decided to remain in the ACC, with multiple outlets reporting that he’s transferring to Virginia Tech.
Apr 19, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT
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.
Mar 21, 2014, 5:59 PM EDT
Buzz Williams will be the new head coach at Virginia Tech. Yeah, we’re surprised, too.
Mar 12, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT
Miami’s Erik Swoope throws one down with impressive authority, triggering an interesting reaction on the Virginia Tech bench.
Mar 11, 2014, 11:44 AM EDT
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.
Dec 27, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT
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…
Dec 21, 2013, 8:46 PM EDT
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.…
Dec 20, 2013, 12:17 PM EDT
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…
Dec 6, 2013, 8:36 PM EDT
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…
Nov 13, 2013, 10:48 AM EDT
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…
Nov 12, 2013, 4:04 PM EDT
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…
Nov 10, 2013, 2:56 AM EDT
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…
Nov 7, 2013, 9:58 AM EDT
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…
Nov 4, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT
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…
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