Maurice Kirby to Transfer

21 April 2014

Rumors are swirling that Maurice Kirby, a 6’9″ member of the Class of 2013 who redshirted this past season, is going to transfer. While I try to avoid speaking negatively about the talent level of Hokies, I will say this — I wouldn’t sweat this one too much.  To put it as straight-forward as possible […]

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Hokies Receive 2 Huge Commitments (Literally)

21 April 2014

Head Coach Buzz Williams got his first two commitments as the head dog in Blacksburg, and Hokie fans won’t have to wait long to see them.  Ahmed Hill, a 6’4″/6’5″ shooting guard, and Satchel Pierce, a 6’10″/7′ 250 lbs. center both committed to Tech over the weekend.  Both are members of the Class of 2014 […]

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Isaac Chew Hired as an Assistant Coach

17 April 2014

Multiple sources are reporting that Isaac Chew has been hired to join Buzz’s staff.  This was expected, as Chew has been on Buzz’s bench for the last few years at marquette.

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We Remember

16 April 2014

Now, always – We Remember – LINK

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T.J. Lang Reportedly Signs Release from VT

01 April 2014

I’m always wary of posting stories related to articles done on April Fool’s Day, but this one at least appears genuine (much more so than the Jay Wright to bc thing).  According to this free Rivals.com article, Class of 2014 signee T.J. Lang has signed his release, terminating his binding Letter of Intent with Virginia Tech.  […]

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Warren Craft of Roanoke Decommits from VT

01 April 2014

According to this free Rivals.com article, guard Warren Craft (currently a junior at William Fleming in Roanoke) has re-opened his recruitment and it is unlikely he will end up a Hokie when he signs year as a Class of 2015 prospect. Warren Craft was James Johnson’s first verbal commitment as the Head Coach of the […]

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Isaac Chew and Brad Autry Expected to Follow Buzz to VT

26 March 2014

Two of Buzz Williams’s former assistants at marquette are expected to join him at Virginia Tech and take their share of the newly increased assistant coaching pay pie of over $800,000.  Isaac Chew and Brad Autry have both left marquette and should be introduced as part of the Hokie staff soon. Jerry Wainwright, who has […]

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Buzz on CBS/TBS/TNT

22 March 2014

Our new coach was on CBS, TBS, and TNT Saturday helping with their halftime studio shows. Here’s a clip of Buzz talking about his new gig: Buzz on CBS

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Trevor Thompson to Transfer (including my thoughts)

22 March 2014

Update: I’ve heard from several sources that say Trevor was on his phone during the meeting with Buzz and the team on Saturday and Coach simply told him to put it away, not making a scene.  So more and more (and based on additional info from these sources), it sounds like TT had more than […]

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Breaking Down Buzz: The Recruiter

22 March 2014

Buzz Williams proved to be a fantastic recruiter at marquette (though it helps that marquette is a storied program in a big city in what was the best conference at that time).  But still, there is lots to get excited about in terms of what Buzz might bring to the ‘Burg from a recruit standpoint […]

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Hokie Nation a-”Buzz” over hiring of Williams

21 March 2014

The internet rumors began swirling Friday morning when John Feinstein reported that Virginia Tech was making a big push to hire Buzz Williams away from the golden eagles. At the time, it was just another rumor. And then, at 2:33 p.m., EDT, Yahoo’s Pat Forde Tweeted the following: Boom. Shaka. Laka. And just like that, […]

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A Tribute to the Worst Road Coach Ever: Jeff Bzdelik

20 March 2014

Ron Wellman, wake forest’s Athletic Director, finally did on Thursday what any other AD would have done at least one year ago, if not two years ago — he fired Head Basketball Coach Jeff Bzdelik.  Jeff is a great friend of Ron’s and so this was no doubt a painful decision for Ron.  But when […]

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Coaching Search: Running Post

18 March 2014

This will be a living article where we track coaching candidates and rumors. March 21st: On the Junkies radio show in DC today, best-selling author John Feinstein said Buzz Williams is Virginia Tech’s guy.  He talked about Buzz being unhappy with the administration at marquette, which has been mentioned by other sources.  He also talked […]

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Join the TechHoops Bracket Challenge

18 March 2014

Sure, our team isn’t in the Big Dance this year. In fact, it’s been seven years since the Hokies last appeared in the NCAA tournament. But that doesn’t mean we stop being college basketball fans, right? So, let’s get to work filling out those brackets, shall we? First, click here to download a customized TechHoops.com-themed […]

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If You Bring Whit, Will ‘It’ Come?

17 March 2014

New Virginia Tech Director of Athletics Whit Babcock took a bold, but necessary move in just his 2nd month in Blacksburg – he fired Head Basketball Coach James Johnson after just two seasons. So what is ‘it’ for us?  ‘It’ right now is hiring a coach that excites the fan base and helps sell some […]

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Virginia Tech fires James Johnson after two seasons

17 March 2014

It’s official. James Johnson has been fired as the men’s head basketball coach at Virginia Tech. His tenure lasted just two seasons and less than two full calendar years. It got off to inauspicious start and never got on track. JJ finishes his VT tenure with a 22-41 (35%) record (6-30 in ACC regular season […]

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