State Rivals UVa, VT Play Thursday Night in Blacksburg

Blacksburg - Virginia Tech plays host to in-state rival UVa Thursday night at 8 in men's basketball. Both teams are 2-and-2 in the ACC, the Cavaliers go for their third straight win on the Hokies' home court.

Tony Bennett, CAVALIERS HEAD COACH, said "You don't go for fool's gold, sometimes that can happen when teams really want to get you playing fast. You take opportunistic baskets, you have to. You've got to be assertive but you've got to get the right kind of shots offensively."

James Johnson, HOKIES HEAD COACH, said "Every possession, every defensive stop, every possession is going to be so important in this game. You know free throws."
Nine of the last 10 games in the series have been decided by 7 points or less.