That’s Why You Build Depth

Once again, it seems Virginia Tech basketball is not allowed to have nice things.

It’s always something. It could be a catastrophic injury to a star player, it could be your head coach flirting with other programs. But it’s always something.

This time around, it’s the legal system. Continue reading “That’s Why You Build Depth”

No Need to Worry About Virginia Tech Basketball’s Roller Coaster Start

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”