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Niemo’s Notes: Autry Hired, Delaney Still In Limbo

The Hokies have officially announced that Adrian Autry, an All-Big East performer in the early 1990s, has been promoted from the Director of Men’s Basketball Operations post to an Assistant Coach position. Story

In other news, if you haven’t checked your calendar lately, ocho de mayo is approaching at a muy rapido pace.  If you don’t understand the significance of that, May 8th is the date by which NCAA underclassmen have to remove their names from the NBA Draft list.  Malcolm Delaney has not removed his name to date.   If you aren’t worried, you might want to be.  I’ve heard credible rumors (I realize that’s an oxymoron) on both sides of the fence.  If I had to guess right now, I’d actually guess Malcolm doesn’t return, but I hope I’m wrong.  Losing Malcolm would leave Tech with just one true point guard, and with the rumors that Tyrone Garland may not be qualified, that would really leave the Hokies thin in the backcourt.  But we’ll see how it all plays out.  Next Monday/Tuesday will go a long way towards determining how next season will go for the Hokies.

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Niemo is a member of the VT Class of '98. While not a professional journalist by any stretch, Niemo analyzes and breaks down every minute of Hokie hoop action. He also researches topics of interest such as Hokie recruits, program revenue, statistical data on the team, previews VT opponents, and discusses his favorite bourbons/Scotches. In addition to his passion for Hokie hoops, Niemo has attended 126 straight VT football home games (every game since '94), eclipsing the 100 mark in September of '09 and recently attended his 20th consecutive VT/uva game. During the final home basketball game of his senior year, he was brought onto the court and was awarded 2 passes to the Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament in Philly during a timeout for being a "Super Fan" during his time at VT. The Hokie Bird made the award on behalf of Athletic Director Jim Weaver. Niemo was known to be in the front row of every home game with his familiar red afro hairdo.

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4 Responses to “Niemo’s Notes: Autry Hired, Delaney Still In Limbo”

  1. HipHop_Hokie says:

    if he stays… “And the Hokies have won their first ACC title!!”

    if he goes… “With the 60th pick in the 2010 NBA draft, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League select Malcolm Delaney from Virginia Tech”

    Stay in school, Malcolm!!

  2. T_Hokie says:

    looks like he’ll be back to me…

    From (foe23) Malcolm’s Twitter: @MrEverything3 @craines4 @J_Money3Three IM COMIN BACC TO SCHOOL… Final 4

  3. Danram says:

    Malcolm Delaney is “in limbo” no longer! He just tweeted that he’s comin’ back to VT for his senior year!!! :-)



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