21 Lewis Witcher

Junior | Forward | 6’9″ | 218 lbs. | Rocky Mount, VA

Power Forward | 6’9″ 218 lbs. | Sr.

Career Stats: Lewis Witcher

Lewis is one of Tech’s most heralded recruits from the state of Virginia. Witcher was one of Rivals.com’s Top 100 players (#99) in the 2006 Class and was a four-star recruit. He received offers from two other ACC schools that I know of: maryland and wake forest. Lewis averaged 18.3 points, 12.3 rebounds, and had 110 blocks while being named first-team all-state and The Roanoke Times Player of the Year his senior year at Franklin County High School.

Lewis started 20 games in his freshman year at the forward position, but saw his starts and minutes drop as the Hokies went with a smaller lineup in the second half of ACC play.

Witcher has shown decent touch inside on his shots, although he has ugly form. But it is effective for the most part.

Witcher will have to become stronger in the off-season to be able to battle inside against ACC low post players. He is not much of a shot blocker yet, but he can be. He needs to learn to be more aggressive and play better help defense (Cheick can teach him). Lewis needs to be more assertive on the offensive end and find his shots. He’s improved from the line as the season has gone on after being terrible at the start.

Greatest Game: Ahead of him. Hasn’t happened yet.

Stats:

Year Pts P/G Reb P/G Ast P/G Steals Blocks FG Pct 3P Pct FT Pct
2006-07 2.9 2.6 0.1 8 12 45% 0% 50%

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2014-2015 Schedule/Results

November

11/14 - Hokies 71, md. eastern shore 46
11/19 - vs. liberty | 7pm, ESPN3
11/22 - vs. appalachian state | 1pm, ESPN3
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Cancun Classic
11/25 - vs. n. iowa | 7pm, CBSSN
11/26 - championship/consolation game | TBA, CBSSN
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11/30 - morgan state | 3pm, ESPN3

December

12/03 - @ penn state | 7:15pm, ESPNU
12/07 - vs. radford | 3pm, ESPN3
12/14 - vs. alabama a&m | 3pm, ESPN3
12/20 - vs. the citadel | 1pm, ESPN3
12/22 - vs. vmi | 7pm, ESPN3
12/27 - vs. presbyterian | 7pm, ESPN3
12/30 - @ west virginia | 2pm, ESPNU

January

01/03 - vs. syracuse | Noon, RSN
01/06 - @ fsu | 7pm, RSN
01/13 - @ louisville | 7pm, RSN
01/18 - @ unc | 6:30pm, ESPNU
01/22 - vs. notre dame | 7pm, RSN
01/25 - vs. uva | 1pm, ACCN
01/27 - vs. pittsburgh | 7pm, ESPNU
01/31 - @ wake forest | 2pm, RSN

February

02/03 - @ syracuse | 9pm, ESPNU
02/07 - vs. fsu | 3pm, ACCN
02/09 - vs. georgia tech | 9pm, ESPNU
02/14 - @ clemson | Noon, RSN
02/18 - @ miami | 7pm, RSN
02/21 - @ nc state | 6pm, ESPN2
02/25 - vs. duke | 9pm, ESPN2
02/28 - @ uva | 4pm, ACCN

March

03/02 - vs. boston college | 9pm, ESPNU
03/07 - vs. miami | Noon, RSN
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ACC Tournament
03/10 - 1st rd.
03/11 - 2nd rd.
03/12 - quarterfinals
03/13 - semifinals
03/14 - championship

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