New head coach James Johnson's first task has been to hold the Virginia Tech roster together. Unfortunately - as is typically the case with coaching changes - he hasn't been that successful. Dorian Finney-Smith is transferring, and Montrezl Harrell has pulled out of his commitment. Another intriguing player is Allan Chaney who has apparently been cleared to play by doctors. There's a lot of history there though, so don't be surprised if he elects to play somewhere else (if VT even clears him).
One bit of good news for the Hokies did come across the wires yesterday. UNC-Wilmington sophomore Adam Smith is transferring to Blacksburg.
Most of the news stories begin something like this:
Smith started 29 games for the Seahawks as a freshman and was second on the team with a 13.7-point scoring average. He did some of his best work in the biggest games, scoring 32 against Wake Forest and 23 against Maryland.
So clearly, the diminutive Smith (5-11) can light it ...