Virginia Tech carved up Notre Dame with Different Variations of a Dangerous Base Offense

The Hokies opened ACC play with a rebranded defense and a dangerously effective offense. Film breakdown analyzing how it happened.

[Mark Umansky]

Virginia Tech secured its first ACC victory of the season on New Year's Day. The No. 10 Hokies defeated the Fighting Irish, 81-66. Tech's base offense, offensive sets, and defensive strategies — let's deep dive into eight plays from the contest.

The Basics Of Buzzketball's Offense

This iteration of Buzz Williams' offense primarily centers around shooting the ball really well. The Hokies rank No. 5 in overall field goal percentage nationally (51.9%) and No. 1 in three-point percentage (45.3%). Pomeroy rating has Buzzketball No. 4 in AdjO (points scored per 100 possessions, adjusted for opponent).

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