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Feb. 18th | This Date in VT Hoops History | 1961

The Hokies woodsheded/Bear Fighted the wahoos 105-70 in Blacksburg back in 1961.  This still marks the largest margin of victory for the Hokies in the series.

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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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2 Responses to “Feb. 18th | This Date in VT Hoops History | 1961”

  1. hooleyhoopty says:

    Just curious, is this also the largest margin of victory in the series in general or have the Hoos beaten us worse?

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