Barksdale Leaving Hokies Basketball Team

Blacksburg - Another key contributor from last season's Virginia Tech basketball team has decided to leave the program.The Washington Post reports Danville's C.J. Barksdale is leaving the Hokies. Barksdale averaged eight points and four rebounds a game last season while battling injuries and a three-game suspension for violating team rules to start the season. With news this week of Ben Emelogu and Barksdale leaving, that leaves Tech with only two returning starters from last season.