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Robert Brown Flees Blacksburg

Robert Brown Flees BlacksburgThe mass exodus from Blacksburg basketball continues, as Robert Brown became the latest Hokie to announce he was transferring earlier this week. Brown said he was interested in moving closer to his home in Clermont, Florida, despite his expressed optimism at the end of this season. Courtesy of The sophomore guard did have a truly abysmal season...
Via BeyondUSports
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Hokies Mainstream Media Tweets From the Virginia Game

And I give you this: Watching Robert Brown play basketball is like being subjected to the Hatian voodoo rattle torture. #Hokies — Chris Lang (@ChrisLangLNA) February 13, 2013 Another night of nothing from Brown and Eddie. Rinse. Repeat. #Hokies — Chris Lang (@ChrisLangLNA) February 13, 2013 Marcus Patrick outscored Robert Brown tonight. #Hokies — Chris Lang (@ChrisLangLNA...
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Hokies’ Poor Perimeter Game Leads to ACC Struggles

Hokies’ Poor Perimeter Game Leads to ACC StrugglesAfter a blistering 7-0 start, the Hokie basketball team has fallen back to Earth, dropping to 11-8 with this week’s pair of losses to UVA and Clemson. It’s not exactly the most surprising development for such a young, thin team, but it’s still disappointing that the Hokies have been unable to replicate virtually none of the...
Via BeyondUSports
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech 66, Wake Forest 65

Robert Brown made a short jumper with 12.3 seconds left to lift Virginia Tech to a 66-65 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday. Brown, who previously made one of his last 10 shots, had the ball with the shot clock winding down before driving into the lane for the score and getting fouled. He missed the free throw. Wake Forest called a timeout with 8.8 seconds left to setup the final...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Optimism in Blacksburg

When James Johnson accepted an assistant's position at Clemson it wasn't big news to those outside of Virginia Tech. It only became a story a week later when he was able to back out of that hiring and in to the head coaching gig for the Hokies. Little did people know that several months later Johnson would be doing one of the most impressive coaching jobs in the country....
Via Run the Floor
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

ACC Morning Linkfest 12/20

The ACC won all five matchups last night, and none were particularly close, outside of perhaps Georgia Tech's 11 point win.  Duke certainly made things interesting with a slow start against UNCG.  The game was close until the last TV timeout of the 1st half, but then Duke came out and made 2 straight 3's to stretch the lead to 8 and never looked back.  It's a perfect...
Via SCACC Hoops
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Big Ten says official missed call at Minnesota

The Big Ten says it has disciplined an official for ''misapplying a rule'' at a key point in the final seconds of the Virginia Tech-Minnesota game in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge. The conference did not name the official or reveal what action was taken Friday, but says Rule 4, Section 3, was misapplied with 9.9 seconds remaining. The Hokies trailed 56-55 when they...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech 64, ETSU 53

Robert Brown came off the bench to score all 12 of his points in the second half to lead Virginia Tech past cold-shooting East Tennessee State 64-53 Saturday in the season opener for both teams. The Hokies, who used a 9-0 run to lead 24-21 at halftime, made it 37-28 on a basket by Victor Davila. After the Buccaneers cut it to 40-36, Brown connected on back-to-back 3-pointers. ETSU...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss
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