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Hokies Skew the lancers | VT 79, windsor 63 | Exhibition

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Tech completed a sweep of the university of windsor lancers on Thursday morning, defeating the Canadian school by a 79-63 score. The Hokies had four guys reach double-digits, led by freshman C.J. Barksdale with 18 points. Barksdale had 24 points in the two exhibition games.  He hit 8/10 FTs and snagged 2 steals.

Erick Green continues to look like he may be the “star” of this team.  He stuffed the stat sheet with 12 points, six assists, and four steals.  The latter two led the Hokies on Thursday.  Green scored 27 points on the trip, the most by any Hokie.  He also had 8 total steals.

Dorian Finney-Smith had another solid game.  He followed up his 15 point performance on Wednesday with 11 in the finale.  He also snagged 8 rebounds for the second game in a row.  Those 16 total boards paced the Hokies for the trip.

Senior Victor Davila was the final Hokie in double-digits, adding 10 points.  He also secured 6 rebounds.

Dorenzo Hudson had just 2 points in 23 minutes.  But he did have 11 in the first game so no need to worry about that.

Freshman Robert Brown just missed double figures with 9 points.  He finished with 15 on the Canadian adventure and drilled 3 3-pointers.

The Hokies shot 55% for the game.  However, they hit just 4/15 threes.  They were 15/22 (68%) from the line.  Tech led 38-29 at the break and pulled ahead by as many as 20 in the second half.

Josh Collins led windsor with 25.  The star of the lancers however was Enrico Di Loreto.  He scored 14 after tallying 30 in the opener (just short of half of their 61 points).  It should be noted this was windsor’s sixth game already – they had previously played north florida and oakland.

Bad News: JT Thompson, who played just 2 minutes on Wednesday, sat out of this game with soreness in his surgically repaired left knee.  Hopefully this was just a minor setback and Seth was playing it safe.  The Hokies really need JT’s high energy (and who doesn’t love his highlight dunks).

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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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  • Chris

    Thanks for your efforts to cover the details of Tech basketball. We have the makings of a top-tier ACC program, so I’m hungry for any and all info. Keep up the good work!

  • LuvzAznChix

    Hopefully, maybe JT can tea-bag some blue devils this year

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