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Friday 03/06/2015
Quick blog post: Virginia Tech women lose to Florida State
Posted: March 06, 2015 - 8:00 pm

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Virginia Tech women's basketball team fell to Florida State 82-43 tonight in the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament.

Blog: Miami-Virginia Tech men's basketball preview capsule
Posted: March 06, 2015 - 4:37 pm

Men’s basketball

Blog: More postgame quotes on Virginia Tech upset of Pitt
Posted: March 06, 2015 - 2:28 am

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- If you have already read my game story with quotes on the Hokies' upset win over Pitt in the second round of the ACC women's tourney,  here is even more of what both coaches and Vanessa had to say:

Thursday 03/05/2015
Virginia Tech women win again in ACC tournament
Posted: March 05, 2015 - 9:30 pm

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Virginia Tech women’s basketball team won just one ACC game during the regular season.

Blog: Hawks sign Jarell Eddie
Posted: March 05, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Former Virginia Tech forward Jarell Eddie has made it to the NBA.

Wednesday 03/04/2015
Virginia Tech women's basketball wins first ACC tournament game in 8 years
Posted: March 04, 2015 - 9:00 pm

GREENSBORO, N.C. — For the first time in eight years, the Virginia Tech women’s basketball team has won a game in the ACC tournament.

College basketball notebook: Virginia Tech seniors reflect
Posted: March 04, 2015 - 7:15 pm

Christian Beyer and Will Johnston joined the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team as walk-ons, but they blossomed into scholarship players — and valuable members of the squad.

Quick Blog Post: Virginia Tech women win in ACC tournament
Posted: March 04, 2015 - 5:30 pm

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Virginia Tech women's basketball team upset North Carolina State 57-56 today in the first round of the ACC tournament.

Tuesday 03/03/2015
Australian import Panousis makes impact at Virginia Tech
Posted: March 03, 2015 - 8:15 pm

BLACKSBURG — Vanessa Panousis is from Australia, so she has to put up with plenty of jokes from her Virginia Tech classmates.

Virginia Tech coach disappointed by team's effort in loss
Posted: March 03, 2015 - 3:20 pm

BLACKSBURG — Monday night marked one of the low points of the season for the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team.

Coaches, players discuss Virginia Tech loss to Boston College
Posted: March 03, 2015 - 1:27 am

If you have already read my no-quotes game story in the paper or online, here is what both coaches and a few Tech players had to say about the Hokies’ loss to Boston College:

Monday 03/02/2015
Virginia Tech struggles in sixth straight loss
Posted: March 02, 2015 - 11:30 pm

BLACKSBURG — The Virginia Tech men’s basketball team is now alone in the ACC cellar.

Blog: All-Big South men's and women's honors
Posted: March 02, 2015 - 2:32 pm

The All-Big South men's and women's basketball honors have been announced.

Blog: Breaking down my new AP Top 25 ballot
Posted: March 02, 2015 - 1:00 am

Time to send a new Top 25 ballot to the Associated Press.

Sunday 03/01/2015
Blog: ACC women's basketball tournament pairings
Posted: March 01, 2015 - 6:14 pm

Virginia Tech wound up as the bottom seed in the ACC women's basketball tournament and will face No. 10 seed N.C. State at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Greensboro.

Boston College-Virginia Tech preview capsule
Posted: March 01, 2015 - 5:14 pm

Men’s basketball

Saturday 02/28/2015
Defense regresses in Virginia Tech's latest road loss
Posted: February 28, 2015 - 6:51 pm

CHARLOTTESVILLE — The Virginia Tech men’s basketball team played stingy defense when it faced Virginia last month.

Quick Blog Post: Virginia beats Virginia Tech
Posted: February 28, 2015 - 6:00 pm

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Second-ranked Virginia beat Virginia Tech 69-57 today in ACC men's basketball at John Paul Jones Arena.

Friday 02/27/2015
Bibbs blossoms into key freshman for Virginia Tech
Posted: February 27, 2015 - 8:00 pm

BLACKSBURG — Justin Bibbs has two uncles who played in the NFL.

Thursday 02/26/2015
Duke's Okafor, Virginia Tech's Hudson shine in OT game
Posted: February 26, 2015 - 7:30 pm

BLACKSBURG — Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor showed Wednesday night why he is one of the best players in college basketball.

Blog: Postgame quotes from Virginia Tech and Duke
Posted: February 26, 2015 - 2:26 am

If you have already read my no-quotes game story on the Hokies’ overtime loss to Duke elsewhere on roanoke.com/sports or in the previous blog post, it's time for the quotes. Here is all the postgame reaction from Duke and Virginia Tech:

Wednesday 02/25/2015
Duke beats Virginia Tech in OT
Posted: February 25, 2015 - 11:15 pm

BLACKSBURG — Fourth-ranked Duke beat Virginia Tech 91-86 in overtime Wednesday night in front of a sellout crowd at Cassell Coliseum.

Tuesday 02/24/2015
Duke point guard a freshman standout
Posted: February 24, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Duke’s freshman center has been generating plenty of attention this season.

Monday 02/23/2015
Blog: WVU, Georgetown back on my Top 25 ballot
Posted: February 23, 2015 - 1:42 am

Time to send a new Top 25 ballot to the Associated Press.

Saturday 02/21/2015
N.C. State hands Virginia Tech third straight lopsided loss
Posted: February 21, 2015 - 9:30 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Virginia Tech men’s basketball team has played 10 nail-biters this season.

Quick Blog Post: N.C. State beats Virginia Tech
Posted: February 21, 2015 - 7:45 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina State men's basketball team beat Virginia Tech 69-53 tonight at PNC Arena.

Friday 02/20/2015
Blog: Virginia Tech-N.C. State preview capsule
Posted: February 20, 2015 - 2:25 pm

Men’s basketball

Thursday 02/19/2015
Louisville women hand Virginia Tech 7th straight loss
Posted: February 19, 2015 - 10:45 pm

BLACKSBURG — There are six ACC women’s basketball teams in The Associated Press Top 25 poll.

Wednesday 02/18/2015
Blog: Syracuse-Virginia Tech women's preview capsule
Posted: February 18, 2015 - 2:11 pm

Women’s basketball

Tuesday 02/17/2015
Blog: VT-Miami preview capsule
Posted: February 17, 2015 - 1:55 pm

Men’s basketball

Monday 02/16/2015
Blog: A look at my new Top 25 ballot
Posted: February 16, 2015 - 1:02 am

Time to send a new Top 25 ballot to the Associated Press.

Sunday 02/15/2015
No. 23 Syracuse women's basketball rallies to beat Virginia Tech
Posted: February 15, 2015 - 8:00 pm

BLACKSBURG — The Virginia Tech women’s basketball team seemed on the verge of knocking off a ranked foe for the first time this season.

Saturday 02/14/2015
Clemson cruises past Virginia Tech
Posted: February 14, 2015 - 8:00 pm

CLEMSON, S.C. — The Clemson men’s basketball team is not known for its offensive prowess, but it shined offensively on Saturday.

Quick Blog Post: Hokies lose at Clemson
Posted: February 14, 2015 - 2:00 pm

CLEMSON, S.C. — The Virginia Tech men's basketball team lost to Clemson 75-54 today at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Blog: Syracuse-Virginia Tech women's preview capsule
Posted: February 14, 2015 - 9:30 am

Women’s basketball

Friday 02/13/2015
Blog: VT-Clemson men's preview capsule
Posted: February 13, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Men’s basketball

Blog: Virginia Tech says GT shooter had enough time
Posted: February 13, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Although the Virginia Tech clock operator started the clock too soon at the end of the Hokies' win over Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech associate athletic director Tom Gabbard said the Yellow Jackets still had the appropriate amount of time to get off a shot because the clock operator took action to make up for his error.

The many faces of Virginia Tech basketball coach Buzz Williams
Posted: February 13, 2015 - 1:52 pm

BLACKSBURG — At Virginia Tech men’s basketball games this season, there is almost as much action on the sideline as there is on the court.

Tuesday 02/10/2015
Malik Mueller shines in clutch win for Virginia Tech
Posted: February 10, 2015 - 11:00 pm

BLACKSBURG — Malik Mueller came through with the biggest basket of his Virginia Tech career Monday night.

Blog: Coaches, players discuss Virginia Tech's comeback win
Posted: February 10, 2015 - 12:45 am

If you have already read my no-quotes game story on the Hokies' late-night comeback win over Georgia Tech, here are the postgame quotes:

Monday 02/09/2015
Virginia Tech men defeat Georgia Tech in basketball
Posted: February 09, 2015 - 11:30 pm

BLACKSBURG — The Virginia Tech men’s basketball team erased a 10-point second-half deficit Monday and left Cassell Coliseum with only its second ACC win of the season.

Blog: Breaking down my new Top 25 ballot
Posted: February 09, 2015 - 10:52 am

Late last night I sent a new Top 25 ballot to the Associated Press.

Sunday 02/08/2015
Coach Sylvia Hatchell remembers Dean Smith after UNC women beat Virginia Tech
Posted: February 08, 2015 - 8:00 pm

BLACKSBURG — The late Dean Smith would have liked the way the North Carolina women’s basketball team played defense Sunday.

Blog: Georgia Tech-Virginia Tech preview capsule
Posted: February 08, 2015 - 4:41 pm

Men’s basketball

Saturday 02/07/2015
Tall Seminoles again too much for Virginia Tech
Posted: February 07, 2015 - 9:00 pm

BLACKSBURG — This was not another nail-biter.

Quick Blog Post: Florida State beats Virginia Tech again
Posted: February 07, 2015 - 5:00 pm

BLACKSBURG -- The Virginia Tech men's basketball team lost to Florida State 73-65 today at Cassell Coliseum.

Blog: UNC-Virginia Tech women's basketball preview capsule
Posted: February 07, 2015 - 12:25 pm

Women’s basketball

Friday 02/06/2015
Blog: FSU-VT preview capsule; Johnston update
Posted: February 06, 2015 - 3:18 pm

Men’s basketball

Wednesday 02/04/2015
Virginia Tech men's basketball players say they 'panicked' in loss at Syracuse
Posted: February 04, 2015 - 8:30 pm

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A blown lead and a rash of late turnovers left Virginia Tech men’s basketball players blaming themselves for their latest defeat.

Blog: Virginia Tech players, coach discuss loss at Syracuse
Posted: February 04, 2015 - 2:45 am

If you have already read my no-quotes game story on the Hokies' loss at Syracuse in the newspaper or elsewhere on the website, here is what the Virginia Tech players and both coaches had to say about the game:

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