Game Preview: Virginia Tech vs BYU -

Game Preview: Virginia Tech vs BYU

by Staff

Posted: 12/29/2012 8:47:25 AM


12/29/2012 2:00:00 PM |  TV: ESPNU

Hey, the Hokies have a better winning percentage than the cougars! So you’re sayin’ there’s a chance! Well, yes and no.

This game is not a good match-up for the Hokies in many ways. First, it is in Utah. And Frank, the story is Utah. byu is 8-0 in their home state (although all eight were at home, not in Salt Lake).

Next, byu is a solid program. They’ve made the Big Dance six years in a row and are a top 40 RPI team this year despite their four losses. How? Their four losses are to RPI #43 baylor, #55 iowa state, #74 notre dame, and #130 florida state. They’ve beaten four teams in the top 120 of the RPI (VT has beaten just two). And they’ve played the 13th toughest schedule in the land.

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Matchup History

1/25/2012 7:00:00 PMBYU 70 - Virginia Tech 68 

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