MBB vs Duke

The MBB team plays Duke tonight at Cassell at 7PM. The game is on the ACC Network(sorry if you have Comcast).

Duke is 8-1 with the only loss to Stephen F. Austin at home. How does that happen. For the only common opponent, Michigan State, we won on Maui; they beat MSU at MSU.

Duke is taller and probably more skilled than the Hokies:

Stats for the stats nerds:

They shoot well overall and from 3. They rebound well and block shots. Have more assists than turnovers. And are scoring 84 points per game. Going to take a great game from Horne and Ojiako for the Hokies to have a chance.

Go Hokies!

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probably more skilled than the Hokies

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They may have better players but we always have this:

LETS GO

HOKIES!!!

Twitter me

Damnit I meant to reply to Tyler lol

"That kid you're talking to right there, I think he played his nuts off! And you can quote me on that shit!" -Bud Foster

HO-KIIIIEEESS

"That kid you're talking to right there, I think he played his nuts off! And you can quote me on that shit!" -Bud Foster

What a start

Chick Patty w/ Cheese

Looks like Dook is sleeping on the court

edit- poor comment

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-What we do is, if we need that extra push, you know what we do? -Put it up to fully dipped? -Fully dipped. Exactly. It's dork magic.

Can they maintain this intensity for 40 minutes?

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

Well..they had a week off. Duke didnt.
We will see i guess.

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

Comcast. Argh!!!!!!!!!

Virginian by Birth, Hokie by Choice

Oh man, pouring one out for you

Sorry man

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YouTubeTV has been awesome. Very happy that I dumped Comcast.

My wife is a saint - she quickly used her email address to sign up for a YouTubeTV free trial. I used mine at the beginning of the football season.

Virginian by Birth, Hokie by Choice

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Use at your own risk, but my old computer is getting aids watching this link right now

Live b-ball tho (edit *live)

"What are you going to do, stab me? - Quote from Man Stabbed

This team plays with an absurd amount of confidence relative to its youth.

Nolley should've driven to the basket there instead of a 3 pt attempt

Tyreese radford is gonna be a stud for us.

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

Really didn't get why the announcer had to talk about UVAh beating VT in football. We are playing Duke in basketball... Wasn't relevant at all

Hokie Club member since 2017

They were promoting ACC champ game so they were talking UVA football. Also, he is a UVA alum so.....

He even mentioned that it was the first time he's been able to look Tech fans in the eye for years. Cest la vie, the winners get the spoils, and the bragging rights.

Reel men fish on Wednesdays

The potential of this team in the next 2-3 years is off the charts. The confidence and effort from these young players has been so surprising to me this season.

Mike Young looking sharp with that pocket square fold. That deserves a W

Hokie Club member since 2017

It's so nice to watch an exciting team that is supposed to be an underdog all year. Nothing to lose and lots to gain!

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Exceptional pass from Nolley to Horne

Landers is dropping DIMES

I have long said we should wear orange at home kinda like the lakers and their yellow home unis. Love it

"That kid you're talking to right there, I think he played his nuts off! And you can quote me on that shit!" -Bud Foster

If there is to be a GIFtory, I want that block

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

I don't know anyone named PJ Horne, I do know someone named #1 Draft Pick PJ Horne.

Another white bronco? The first one didn't go too far.

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Have to give credit to the officials so far. They are letting the players decide the game.

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

πŸ’― percent agree. Keep it consistent in the second half

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Gif request of the girl holding bacon fathead and fanning herself saying "it's hot. It's so hot"

Here lies It's a Stroman Jersey I Swear, surpassed in life by no one because he intercepted it.

Hahaha beat me to it

"That kid you're talking to right there, I think he played his nuts off! And you can quote me on that shit!" -Bud Foster

rushing the court for the 2011 Duke win was probably the hottest I've ever been in my life

Same! And my mom was there and she made the leap. Great memory

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Jeez. Our lack of rebounding ability showing up a little

Hokie Club member since 2017

I've turned the game on and Duke scored 6 straight. Haven't seen Tech score yet. I'm going to turn it off. Sorry guys.

Catoor frustrates me. Just doesn't seem to provide much for the minutes he plays.

I thought he provided a lot during the MSU win

Edit: but he does seem to have off games

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Got to limit these turnovers

If you want level-headed opinions, don't go on a message board or sports forums

It's really just Nolley. Although some of them weren't his fault

Here lies It's a Stroman Jersey I Swear, surpassed in life by no one because he intercepted it.

We are ice cold from 3 tonight. If we can warm up from there we can win this.

Since Coach K's early timeout in the second half, offensively, our entire team looks like they had a lobotomy. I understand Duke stepped up their defensive intensity a little, but we've looked just plain lazy and lost.

I turned it on at 45-38 with 18:58 left....

Turning it back off

Much appreciated.

Well shit.

Now finish up them taters; I'm gonna go fondle my sweaters.

I mean really? Flagrant I. The guy leaned it him (cheap shot) and Nolley shoved him (lightly)...total flop.

We put the K in Kwality

Yea that was a pretty bitch-like flop by him. Checks with Duke players.

Well still fun to watch this team... I had a good time

Hokie Club member since 2017

Welp, impressive for this team to control the first 30 mins of the game but our lack of depth and Nolley reliance is showing. Not a game I expected us to win but it's always very disappointing when a game you controlled for the majority just falls apart.

Couldn't keep it rolling. There was a lot to like tonight though with such a young undersized team.

Basketball continues to be either you can stop watching with ten minutes to go, or you just need to watch the last two minutes to see all the excitement. :)

Proud of these guys to push Duke into a corner early.

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I hate everything

"That kid you're talking to right there, I think he played his nuts off! And you can quote me on that shit!" -Bud Foster

Yikes 9 TOs for Nolley tonight.

And the frustration showed... He's a competitive guy

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He'll be back next year after that

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I don't think this is the 14th best team in the ACC. We're going to win some games in the league this year.

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

Also, I hate Duke so much.

They're like the the UVA of Durham.

We put the K in Kwality

VT 5-20 at the 3 point line tonight

Hokie Club member since 2017

They had that many in the first 10ish mins to keep it close

I get it. Its Duke. The bias will be there whatever network the game is on, but one of the broadcasters was texting a Duke players mom before the game. Okay?

Where's the beef?

they were in love with the Hokies when we were leading, that's just what announcers do

Corey Alexander has done a zillion of our games over the years. He's honestly pretty positive about VT hoops.

"That kid you're talking to right there, I think he played his nuts off! And you can quote me on that shit!" -Bud Foster

Agreed. Talked to him on a flight from RIC to CLT. Wished him good luck on the season and for him to be kind to us when calling games. He laughed and said he was looking forward to seeing what our team would do this year.

Fair enough. Post game he was fawning over Tre Jones and talking about texting his mom pregame. It sounds like that is Tre's problem and not ours.

Where's the beef?

I come away from this game in good spirits, honestly. We kind of showed that MSU wasnt a fluke. Alot of fight shown tonight until about 10 left, maybe less. I like it. We're definitely going to be better than expected, and the next couple years looks pretty damn good IMO

Warning- Filter lost.

"Look at this... This is just spectacular.... These people are losing their minds"

STICK IT IN HAS RETURNED!!!

Agreed. Losses are always disappointing but I've been very pleased, and surprised, by the amount of fight and effort from this team. Seems MY is able to get the absolute most out of the guys. The future is bright.

Had to record the game and watch late last night...

This team played great for 35 minutes or so, but when the defensive intensity ramped up for Duke things went south quickly. Nolley was frustrated all night and it showed. We really need a true #5.

With that being said, this team is going to be a real hand full next season and really good in two or three years. I really like what CMY is doing in Blacksburg!

Is it basketball season yet?