Rhode Island at Virginia Tech

Rhode Island Virginia Tech

11/12/2012 7:00:00 PM |  TV:ESPN3 | LIVE STATS

An old thorn in the Hokies’ side comes to the Cassell on Monday.  The rhodey rams, who are 3-1 all time at the Cassell, including knocking VT out of the NIT Quarterfinals three years ago, head to Blacksburg.  But this is a team that went 7-24 last season, including an 11-point loss at home to the Hokies.

While the Hokies rolled to an 18-point win in JJ’s debut vs etsu, the rams dropped their opener at home to norfolk state (the same spartans that beat #2 seed missouri in the NCAA Tournament so don’t read too much into that).

Tech will have to slow Nikola Malesevic, who exploded for 26 points against norfolk state and had 23 against the Hokies last year.  Meanwhile, xavier munford was 3/19 from the field for the rams including 2/10 from behind the arc.  VT should go ahead and let him shoot as much as he wants.  rhodey shot just 28% for the game, but did snag 15 offensive rebounds so Tech will need to do a better job on the glass.  The rams like to gamble on defense so the Hokies can have success pushing the ball and making the extra pass, or faking and either cutting or taking the ball yourself.

More from TechHoops.com

Team Stats
 Advantage Virginia TechAdvantage Rhode Island
FG %
 Virginia Tech 
 
FT %
 Virginia Tech 
 
3 PT %
 
 
2 PT %
 Virginia Tech 
 
3/FG
 
 Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island 
Four Factors
eFG%
 Virginia Tech 
 
TO%
 Virginia Tech 
 
O Reb %
 Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Virginia Tech 
 
D Reb %
 Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Virginia Tech 
 
FT Rate
 Virginia Tech 
 
Defensive Allowed
3 PT %
 
 Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island 
2 PT %
 
 Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island 
TO%
 Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Virginia Tech 
 
Embed This Chart On Your Website
Matchup History
DateBoxRecap
12/7/2011 7:00:00 PMVirginia Tech 78 - Rhode Island 67 
3/24/2010 7:00:00 PMRhode Island 79 - Virginia Tech 72Recap
Search
Search
Advertisement
 
Poll
Who are you taking to win the ACC Football Championship in 2014-15?
Florida State
Anyone Else


Newsbreakers
ACCSports.com is ranking the top ACC Fantasy Players by Position
8/21/2014 7:44:26 AM
Wake Forest Daily Links 8/21
8/21/2014 7:35:03 AM
Isaac Bennett to be ready for Pitt-Delaware opener
8/21/2014 7:34:09 AM
Jimbo Fisher: The ACC had the most dominant year for a conference ever
8/20/2014 10:32:21 PM
ACC coaches talk anonymously about league opponents
8/20/2014 12:56:24 PM
Syracuse Football Preview
8/20/2014 10:03:27 AM
A look at Pitt Football's crowded backfield
8/20/2014 7:34:35 AM
Pitt: Jamie Dixon ALS Ice Water challenge FAIL
8/20/2014 5:55:38 AM
Syracuse: TE Josh Parris Needs Surgery On Dreaded Lower Body Injury
8/20/2014 5:54:56 AM
James Robinson: A Model of Consistency for Pitt
8/19/2014 2:15:21 PM
Syracuse Sticking With IMG after all
8/19/2014 2:14:47 PM
Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere 8/19
8/19/2014 8:16:43 AM
Your #ACCFantasyFootball startup cheat sheet
8/18/2014 8:43:54 AM
UNC Closes Out the Bahamas Tour with a Win
8/17/2014 7:19:14 PM
AP Poll - Louisville receives votes, will face three ranked teams
8/17/2014 7:18:32 PM
Message Board
 
YBN Widget
Game Preview: Rhode Island vs Virginia Tech - SCACCHoops.com
RSS Feed  
SCACC Hoops has no affiliation to the NCAA or the ACC
Team logos are trademarks of their respective organizations (more/credits)