Originally written on SCACC Hoops  |  Last updated 11/9/14
Eastern Michigan at Virginia Tech  Date 12/22/2011 7:00:00 PMLive StatsLinkTV ESPN3 Team Stats Embed This Chart On Your Website

On Thursday night the Virginia Tech takes on the eastern chapter of the directional michigans.  The eagles complete their tour of SW VA, having defeated radford 52-48 at the Dedmon Center on Tuesday night.  That win snapped a 5-game losing streak for the eagles that included an 84-48 loss to syracuse (michigan state also beat them by 32 and purdue beat them by 25).

While Tech will be heavy favorites in this game, it is also very important that the Hokies have a good showing:

  1. VT won’t play for another 9 days (@okie state in the ‘Rematch’).
  2. The Hokies only have 1 game in the next 15 days.
  3. This is Tech’s next to last out of conference game before they start the ACC slate.

Playing well will send the Hokies into their Christmas break with momentum.  It is important the players feel they are playing well going into this lull to build confidence.  And the Hokies have been riding the gravy train with biscuit wheels lately, so let’s keep that rolling.

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Virginia TechNameGPMinsPtsAstsRbdsStlsBlksTOsFG%3P%FT%Off Eff Erick Green 11 32.9 15.7 3.2 3.0 1.7 0.2 1.5 50.4 48.6 86.0 77.9 Dorenzo Hudson 12 30.1 11.6 1.8 2.9 0.7 0.1 2.0 40.9 26.3 84.8 66.9 Jarell Eddie 12 25.2 9.9 1.3 4.8 0.6 0.5 1.2 49.3 52.8 92.9 79.5 Robert Brown 12 21.6 8.6 2.2 2.0 0.9 0.5 1.3 39.1 35.4 75.0 74.7 Dorian Finney-Smith 12 31.3 8.2 2.8 8.1 0.5 1.1 2.1 37.5 46.2 61.9 78.0 Victor Davila 12 20.8 7.1 0.6 3.4 0.5 0.8 1.5 53.8 0.0 57.7 57.5 Cadarian Raines 12 15.2 4.7 0.7 4.5 1.1 1.1 0.8 52.1 0.0 40.0 62.0 CJ Barksdale 12 11.7 3.4 0.3 2.9 0.3 0.4 0.6 63.6 0.0 76.5 79.4 Tyrone Garland 8 10.8 4.6 1.3 0.5 0.4 0.0 1.3 50.0 22.2 75.0 83.8 Marquis Rankin 5 11.2 1.2 1.8 0.8 0.6 0.0 0.6 30.0 0.0 0.0 106.6 Joey Racer 4 2.8 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.8 25.0 0.0 0.0 16.3 Joey van Zegeren 3 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Will Johnston 2 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 J.T. Thompson00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Allan Chaney00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Erik Sorenson00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
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