2014-2015 Virginia Tech Hokies Men's Basketball Schedule
The Hokies may know their way around the gridiron, but
they also really can bring it on the hardwood from one season to the next as well, helping to create quite a stir around town
each and every season as the Hokies' fans pour into the stands to be a part of the action. There has never been a better time
to head out and see if the Hokies have what it takes to make a move all the way up the ACC standings in a year that is sure
to have plenty of twists, turns and nail-biting moments. This is an excellent program that is always bringing stars to campus,
giving them a chance despite playing in one of the toughest conferences in the entire country, the ACC.
in Blacksburg, VA is sure to be absolutely hopping with great fans that know how to show their support, though that's something
that you need to see first-hand to truly appreciate it. Be there for all of the biggest games on the Hokies' schedule this
season as they look to pile up the wins and make another big move in a year in which absolutely anything can happen. With
their eyes on the top of the standings and the Hokies sure to do some major damage on the hardwood, you can count on ACC matchups
at Cassell Coliseum to be absolutely hopping with passion and fanfare.
The action certainly doesn't stop there, however,
as you'll also find plenty of Hokies' fans if you head out and see this team on the road – an experience that every
fan needs to have sooner or later. Be there against a team like Wake Forest, Duke, North Carolina or another ACC rival and
you'll end up with an experience that you'll be talking about a long time after it's all over, as the Hokies have a great
fan base that tends to show up wherever the Hokies do. Put it all together and it's simply another amazing season in which
absolutely anything can happen while the Hokies look to climb up the standings and put together another winning season.
Virginia Tech Hokies Basketball Team Info
Once again Virginia Tech will have tough conference games against the
likes of the Duke Blue Devils, the North Carolina Tar Heels, the Virginia Cavaliers, the Syracuse Orange, and more, which
offers plenty of challenges and opportunities to see some of the best college hoops in the country. The addition of the Louisville
Cardinals certainly only adds to the difficulty of emerging from the ACC schedule unscathed, helping to turn this conference
into an absolute juggernaut. Tickets will be selling quickly as the Hokies make their return to prominence and all die-hard
fans will want to be there right from the start, so don't be shy about showing your team support as the Hokies look to navigate
their brutal conference schedule.
NCAA Basketball Experience
There are lots of great spectator sports
these days, but few can even come close to holding a candle to the NCAA basketball experience, particularly when you're talking
about competition in the ACC. This is a great conference in which many of the brightest stars in the country come together
to develop their talent and light up the scoreboard, which is why the Hokies have to stay on their A-game to remain competitive.
But this is a program that also never backs down from a challenge and you can count on seeing some amazing players on their
roster each and every season, which helps to create an amazing atmosphere come game day as fans pour into the stands to be
a part of the excitement. Once you're there clinging to the edge of your seat as the Hokies look to put the final touches
on an epic win, the experience of Virginia Tech Hokies' basketball will completely speak for itself.
Tech Men's Basketball History
Over the course of their illustrious program history, the Virginia Tech Hokies have participated
in the NCAA Tournament eight times and have made one trip to the Sweet Sixteen and the Elite Eight, in 1967. The turn of the
21st Century saw a return to the national spotlight under the guidance of head coach Seth Greenberg, when the team was able
to score victories against highly ranked teams including Duke, North Carolina, and Wake Forest. With the recent additions
of Syracuse, Louisville, Pitt, and Notre Dame to the conference you can expect Virginia Tech to have epic contests against
these schools as new conference rivalries are forged.
The Virginia Tech Hokies have also retired four number, those
of Bimbo Coles, Dell Curry, Ace Custis, and Allan Bristow. Dell Curry is arguably the most well-known former Hokie, partially
because he was named the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year in 1994, when he was a sharpshooter for the Charlotte Hornets, and partly
because the is the father of Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors' superstar. In an addition to exciting moments in the
NCAA Tournament, the program has had some major success in the NIT, having made 12 appearances in the tournament and won it
all twice, in 1973 and 1995. All in all, this is a program that always seems to be in the middle of one great season or another,
which is why it's always a good idea to snag your favorite team gear and jump right into the heart of the action.
Tech Men's Basketball Trivia
Did you know that Dell Curry is in the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame?
current generation of basketball fans know his son, Steph, Dell was an amazing sharpshooter who lit it up at Virginia Tech
before doing the same in the NBA, where he would become the all-time scoring leader for the Charlotte Hornets.
Tech Men's Basketball Fans
The atmosphere at the big game at Cassell Coliseum isn't something that you can recreate
anywhere but the stands, which is why you don't want to get left watching the highly anticipated matchup at the bar down the
street – no matter how big their screens and impressive their specials are. As soon as you're there alongside thousands
of your fellow fans, you'll be glad that you're not sitting anywhere else, as being there with more than 10,000 fans is an
experience all to itself. The fans make the experience of attend a game that much more exhilarating, and fans of the Hokies
basketball team are some of the most loyal and passionate you'll find in the nation, combining for an epic backdrop every
time the Hokies take to the court.