#35 R.P.I. Virginia Tech @ #5 R.P.I. Louisville:
Virginia Tech basketball travels back in Mister Peabody’s “wayback machine” to yesteryear and the Metro Conference days of visiting Denny Crum and his red polyester blazer that never spit the bit on Saturday afternoon at 1pm.
The Hokies and the Cards used to do battle once upon the 1980’s time and played some damn fine intra league basketball games vs. one another ~30 long years ago. Nowadays the Cardinals are conference(d) with us all over once again in the A.c.c. and clash once more on at 1pm The A.c.c. Network (check: local listings). Louisville enters this contest nationally ranked (#7) at 21 up and 5 down; and 9-4 in Atlantic Coast terms and has been playing fairly well of late. As the Cards have won six of their last seven are in second place in the Atlantic Coast Conference race and they still do have a shot a finishing the A.c.c. regular season #1. So you’d have to think that’s enough to dial them in for us | whereas we/Virginia Tech basketball are coming off of two very emotional last second contests, one of which exacted quite the physical toll. Though who will win here over in Kentucky? Read on to find, out… [Read more…]