Beat the street! VT vs. UNC

Helluva a nice RPI and first round win vs. “The U” yesterday down in Charlotte North Carolina. Yah gotta love that. But today is not cut from the same tree, and the experts have UNC set to yell “Timmmmmber!” at the Hokies expense. UNC is an eleven and a half point favorite, and that is not without merit. UNC is good, UNC might even be Final-4 good. [Read more…]

beat the street: Miami vs. VT

Our Hokies open their 2008 ACC mens hoops tourney at 2:30pm (approx time) vs. “The U” the…down in PHNC-Fu, Ric Flair and Cal Brock’s backyard of Charlotte North Carolina.

We nearly made a strong(er) NC2A case vs. Klempson last time out, but came up 1 point on the

wrong end of the stick. Will that linger? Are our freshmen too young to know better? Could we see a freshman freeze in their first really major nationwide television exposure? In other words…who will win??? [Read more…]

Beat the street: VT at Clemson

After a possible season best senior close-out nite effort inside the Cassell, our Hokies put a warp on their 2007-2008 regular season campaign down at Klempson. I kinda sorta had this game penciled in as an L, this after I said I liked our chances to win out at home. But we are indeed peaking at the right time, Klempson is good but not quite unbeatable, and the Tigers have suffered a bad break.

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Beat the street! WF at VT for free month of TSL!

Recall last weeks announcement(s), that from here on out the Official Prediction Thread (OPT) is for more than just bragging rights. It’s for a free month of TSL.com for a hoops win, and for three free months for a football win! Perfect then closest to the cup hole in one contest rules still apply. But let’s talk about our final home game of the year, senior minutes, and Wake. [Read more…]

Boston College visits V.Tech in hoops

After two very nice, very game wins, our Hokies are in the middle of a three game home-stand vs. Boston College. That’s a BC team that has won exactly one game since the middle of January; or is in other words…slumped. But BC is 1 game above .500, and therefore does still entertain some NIT or CBI hopes. But who will win? [Read more…]

The Technotrioic hoops classic tips off, in a battle of the Techs.

But that was a helluva a gut-check win to have trailed for the majority of the game, and beat a Maryland team that many thought was peaking, on the road in College Park Wednesday nite. So props to SG and crew for shaking themselves and coming correct in a tough road win. But now we catch a Gah.Tech team that is in serious stay at home post season danger if they do not close with a barrage of wins or win the ACC. So what should we expect in this one? [Read more…]

“Winners never quit . . .” -Vincent Thomas Lombardi-

But last weekends post game quotes turned this here Maryland game into a pure make or break affair for the rest of the year. I’m real serious when I typed that, if this potential problem is not solved by Maryland, letting it fester to try to lance it at Home only means it will grow larger for the insalubrious delay. This is now the proverbial swing game, after a failed drug test courtesy of BALCO, a swing game on steroids. We either show some stones, or we might have to wait until Fall 2008 to win another hoops game folks. But what I’m looking for is a gutty, scrappy Hokie effort. That might make the homestand a winning one no matter the Terrapins result. [Read more…]