Miami vs. Virginia Tech: Recap and Stats

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Miami vs. Virginia Tech: Recap and Stats
(14) Miami 73
(16-3, 7-1 away)
Virginia Tech 64
(11-9, 9-5 home)
Venue: Cassell Coliseum
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Miami 29 44 73
Virginia Tech 32 32 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Miami S Larkin 25 R Johnson 10 T McKinney-Jones 4
Virginia Tech E Green 30 C Raines 8 R Brown 4

Virginia Tech faced off with No. 14 Miami (FL) on Wednesday, January 30th and lost in front of the home crowd against the Hurricanes 73-64 in conference play. With the loss, the Hokies go to 1-1 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. Erick Green had an impressive game for the Hokies and put up a game-high 30 points, sinking 5 of 8 from three-point range. Cadarian Raines had 10 points and added eight rebounds. For the Hurricanes, Shane Larkin got a team-high 25 points (3 Reb 3 Ast 3 Stl), including 5-of-10 shooting from three-point range. The next game will be on Saturday, February 2nd when Virginia Tech (11-9, 2-5 ACC) travels to North Carolina (14-6, 4-3 ACC).

Virginia Tech Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:30 left to go.
  • Virginia Tech started 11-9 during the 2005 and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • VT beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Hokies have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, VT played 32 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 7-25.
  • Virginia Tech has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 64 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 37.5% or better this season, Virginia Tech has lost 100% of the time (0-7).
  • When the opposition records 9 or more three-pointers this season, Virginia Tech has lost 88% of the time (1-7).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 48.1% or better this season, Virginia Tech has lost 80% of the time (1-4).
  • VT set a season low for free throws made.
  • Virginia Tech has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 11 games.
  • This is the 1st loss of the season where the Hokies opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--VT has a 5.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Erick Green accounted for 46.8% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Cadarian Raines and Joey van Zegeren) accounted for 48.2% of the rebounds.
  • Erick Green has led the team in scoring in 18 out of 20 games this season.
  • Cadarian Raines has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 20 games this season.
  • This marks the 26th 20-point game of Erick Green's career.
  • Erick Green has 7 straight 20+ point games.
  • Erick Green had a career high with 5 three-pointers.
  • Jarell Eddie had a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.

Miami (FL) Game Notes

  • Miami (FL) won, but did not cover the spread.
  • Shane Larkin recorded a team season high in three pointers attempted with 10.
  • Shane Larkin accounted for 34.2% of the team's points.
  • Reggie Johnson accounted for 30.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Shane Larkin has led the team in scoring 5 times in 19 games this season.
  • Reggie Johnson has led the team in rebounding 5 times in 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 2nd 20-point game of Shane Larkin's career.
  • Shane Larkin set career highs with 9 field goals made and 5 three-pointers.
  • Trey McKinney-Jones has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Kenny Kadji has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Reggie Johnson recorded the 28th double-digit rebound game of his career.
MIA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Shane Larkin402533323
AT. McKinney-Jones331234100
BKenny Kadji281840013
BReggie Johnson224100023
B-Rion Brown10512001
CJulian Gamble24270130
CDurand Scott37513102
-Tonye Jekiri6210000
VT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Erick Green373023100
ACadarian Raines191080212
B-Jarell Eddie341442006
B-Robert Brown32814103
D+J. van Zegeren22260004
DMarquis Rankin21022002
DC.J. Barksdale25020010
-Marshall Wood6000000
-Christian Beyer4010000

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