Basketball is a game of runs. For a few minutes, you can’t miss and you find all the open looks you could ever ask for. Later, you couldn’t hit water if you fell out of a cruise ship — you couldn’t do that anyway, all of those are shutdown at the moment.
Virginia Tech basketball embarked on a run already — the Hokies started their season with four consecutive wins, including one over national contender and now No. 9 Villanova. The Hokies were playing exceptional basketball.
The run started to slow just two games later against VMI, when Virginia Tech escaped with a 64-57 win on their home floor. It was a humbling performance, but one that didn’t figure to carry over. Continue reading “No Need to Worry About Virginia Tech Basketball’s Roller Coaster Start”