A non-conference battle in ACC country takes the Cougars into Virginia. Here's your Virginia Tech edition of Know The Foe:
Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute (that's for you @KilroyFSU)
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Venue: Cassell Coliseum, cap. 9,847
Tourney Appearances: 8 (6-8), last in 2007
Best season: 1995-96 -- Went 23-6, finished ranked #22, lost in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Also 1966-67, went 20-7 and lost in a regional final.
Player-Alumni: Dell Curry (82-86). Second-team All-American as a senior in 1986, played 15 years in the NBA, most-known for his ten-year stint with the Charlotte Hornets as a sharpshooting sixth man.
Coach: Seth Greenberg, 9th season (166-113, .595)
Last 5 Years: 99-57 (.635)
Record: 12-7 (1-4 ACC)
Point Averages: score 67.6, allow 60.1
The Hokies started 11-3 before dropping their first four in ACC play.
Assists: Green, 3.2 APG
Make sure to check out our interview with Chris Hatcher of the Virginia Tech blog Gobbler Country