Coach: James Johnson (1st season at VT)
2011-12: Record 16-17 overall, 4-12 in ACC (Tie 9th)
Starters Returning (2) Erick Green, Jarell Eddie
Preseason Tournament: Las Vegas Classic
Top Non-Conference Games: vs. Iowa, vs. Oklahoma State, at West Virginia
Transfer Out: Dorian Finney-Smith (Florida); J.T. Thompson (Charlotte – eligible immediately for final season), Tyrone Garland (LaSalle)
Transfer In : Adam Smith (UNC Wilmington)
Gone is the outgoing head coach Seth Greenberg, who just couldn’t get his team to the next level. Taking over the program now is assistant James Johnson. There is no question that this is a rebuilding job for Johnson. The Hokies just have 8 scholarships player on their roster after a handful of recruits and players transferred out of the program. The Good news they return 2 of their top 3 scorers.
The leader of the Hokies will be point guard Erick Green (15.6 ppg). He is the third returning leader in the ACC in scoring. He scored in double fig...