Categorized | 2012-13 Season, Game Recaps

Game Plus/Minus | VT 95, vmi 80

Check out Erick Green’s +/- on Thursday night.  Tech was +32 in the 33 minutes he played, and -17 in the 7 minutes he didn’t.  The +/- for the bench was greatly skewed by those final 5 minutes of the game.  For example, both Wood and van Zegeren were around +20 until vmi used that 16-0 run to cut their deficit in half.  And check out the +/- for Joey Racer — he was -18 in just 4 minutes of action.

vmi Season Mins/Game
Player +/-  +/-
Green 32 75 33.7
Brown 14 59 29.3
Eddie 25 59 33.3
Barksdale 18 35 18
Raines 15 37 23.3
Rankin -16 -16 1
van Zegeren 2 17 16
Wood 5 30 21.3
Johnston 9 7 14.3
Racer -18 -18 1.7
Patrick -3 -13 6.7
Beyer -5 -5 1
Donlon -5 -5 0.3
TEAM 15 52

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2 Responses to “Game Plus/Minus | VT 95, vmi 80”

  1. Chris_atl says:

    What about poor Rankin? He is starting out way behind the other “regulars”. Will he start playing regular now?

    • Niemo says:

      I think his minutes have been limited since he missed a bunch of practice time attending his family funerals. They’ll start working him in more and more. And it didn’t help he was in with the walk-ons today.


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