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Virginia Tech Hokies
Virginia Tech Hokies
School Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Location: Blacksburg, VA
Arena: Cassell Coliseum
Capacity: 9,847
Conference: ACC
Head coach: Seth Greenberg

The Virginia Tech men's basketball team is an NCAA Division I College basketball team competing in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Home games are played at Cassell Coliseum, located on Virginia's campus in Blacksburg.

Virginia Tech has seen a resurgence of its basketball program under coach Seth Greenberg. During the 2006-2007 regular season, Virginia Tech beat Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium and also beat top-ranked North Carolina in Blacksburg. The Hokies went on to beat fourth-ranked North Carolina in Chapel Hill that same season.

The Hokies lost to Southern Illinois in the second round of the 2007 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. The Hokies' previous appearance in the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship was following the 1995-1996 season. They won the National Invitation Tournament following the 1994-1995 and 1972-1973 seasons.

Retired Jerseys[]

The following players have had their jerseys retired by Virginia Tech.

Name Number Position Career after Virginia Tech
Bimbo Coles 12 G Made United States Olympic team in 1988. Selected in the second round of the 1990 NBA draft by the Sacramento Kings. Played 14 NBA seasons.
Ace Custis 20 F Currently plays professional basketball in Japan.
Dell Curry 30 G Selected in the first round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Played 16 NBA seasons with five different teams.
Allan Bristow 44 F Played in the NBA for ten years, was the third-ever head coach of the Charlotte Hornets franchise.

See also[]

  • 2006-07 Virginia Tech Hokies men's basketball team
  • 2007-08 Virginia Tech Hokies men's basketball team


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