7:53 AM EDT, Wed April 23, 2014
Virginia Tech Hokies Rumors & News
The Maryland men’s basketball team appears on the cusp of a bidding war. Over the past several weeks, Terrapins alumnus and current Indiana assistant Kenny Johnson has turned into a hot commodity, with at least three schools vying for his services. Johnson quickly emerged as Maryland’s clear top choice to replace Scott Spinelli, sources said Wednesday, while Louisville wants Johnson to succeed Kevin Keatts. Virginia Tech tried and got rebuffed. Now comes word that the Hoosiers aren’t prepared to lose their ace recruiter and will fight to ensure he stays, a rather obvious development...
Hokies Journal | Washington Post Apr 14, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Virginia Tech’s Trevor Thompson, a 6-foot-11 sophomore, says he’s transferring to play at Ohio State. Thompson will have three years of eligibility remaining, most likely sitting out a year to begin playing in the 2015-16 season. Read full article >>
Maryland walk-on A.J. Metz has been granted a release from the Terrapins to explore the possibility of transferring, the rising sophomore forward said Wednesday morning via text message. Metz -- a preferred walk-on from Bullis who, before suffering a broken orbital bone in his cheek that required surgery, had interest from Division I programs like Nebraska and Hawaii -- only appeared in one game for Maryland this season, logging one minute and no other statistics against Virginia Tech on Feb. 1. A strong student with aspirations of becoming an orthopedic surgeon, Metz said schoolwork was...
CSN Washington Apr 4, 2014
Virginia Tech and West Virginia are exploring the possibility of playing in 2017, thus renewing their rivalry.
BLACKSBURG, Va. — New Virginia Tech men’s basketball Coach Buzz Williams stood behind a black curtain on Monday evening, fidgety as ever. At one point, while the players he had been introduced to only two days earlier taught him the words to his new fight song, he began dancing. Read full article >>
Hokies Journal | Washington Post Mar 24, 2014
BLACKSBURG, Va. — Buzz Williams says he’s taking over “a sleeping giant” as Virginia Tech’s basketball coach. The former Marquette coach was introduced Monday at Cassell Coliseum at what was part news conference and part pep rally. Roughly 2,000 fans attended, cheering often during the hour-long event Read full article >>