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Team: Virginia Tech Hokies
Conference: Atlantic Coast
Home Games: Cassell Coliseum
Head Coach: Mike Young
All-Time Greats: Ted Ware, Stan Kerrick, Erick Green, Malcolm Delaney, Chris Smith
Virginia Tech Hokies Basketball TicketsThe Virginia Tech Hokies men's basketball team competes in the NCAA Division I and is in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Home games take place at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va. The team had a successful start, winning its first game in 1909 and finishing the season 4-2. During the second season, the Virginia Tech Hokies were undefeated at 11-0. In 1994-1995, the men's basketball team achieved the most wins in a season at 25-10. Les Henson broke the world record for the longest shot in organized basketball in 1980 during a memorable game versus the Florida State. He made the shot from 89 feet and 3 inches away. Fans refer to it as the "Henson Heave." Vernell "Bimbo" Coles, another notable Hokies player, made it to the Olympics in 1988. The Virginia Tech Hokies played in several NCAA and NIT tournaments with the most recent NCAA tournament being in 2019 when the team won two games. Buy Virginia Tech Hokies' basketball tickets at StubHub to see your favorite team play.
What is the background of the Hokies' head coach?As a basketball team that's over 100 years old, the Virginia Tech Hokies have had a lot of coaches. Mike Young, the current coach, was instated as head coach in April 2019. Before coaching the Hokies, Mike Young coached the Wofford Terriers for 17 years with a record of 299–244. The Wofford Terriers achieved 18-0 in the Southern Conference and 30-5 overall in 2018-2019. Young also won Southern Conference Coach of the Year four times with the most recent win being in 2019.
What was the Virginia Tech Hokies' basketball team's record last season?The Virginia Tech Hokies men's basketball team finished the 2018-2019 season at 26-9 overall and 12-6 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The team made it to the ACC Tournament and the NCAA Tournament, where the Hokies made it to the second round and the Sweet Sixteen, respectively. It was a close game versus Duke in the NCAA Tournament; the Hokies only lost by two points. In the current season, the Hokies are at 4-0 overall and 1-0 in the conference.
What is a "hokie?""Hokie" is a term created by a Virginia Tech student during a contest in 1896 to find the university's new cheer to go with its name change. O.M. Stull said "hokie" was an attention-getter in his cheer. Hokie quickly caught on as a nickname for all of the university's sports teams as well as those loyal to those teams. Thus, a hokie is someone who is a loyal fan of Virginia Tech.
Is tailgating allowed at a Hokies' basketball home game?Yes, you can buy a tailgating package for Virginia Tech Hokies' basketball games. Prices typically range with four tailgating packages to choose from: varsity, varsity+, all-American and club. The varsity package covers up to 20 people and includes a 10-foot by 10-foot tent, a 6-foot table with linen and five chairs. Virginia Tech's tailgating site, located directly across Cassell Coliseum, usually opens five hours before the game. You're allowed to bring a grill as long as it's a portable gas grill. Other cooking devices aren't permitted.
How big is the Virginia Tech Hokies' basketball stadium?Cassell Coliseum seats just under 10,000 people for basketball games. The arena has a beautiful design featuring grand arches outside. Laminated wood arches support the roof. Seats are often completely filled, which makes for exciting experiences while supporting your favorite team. The school spent $2.7 million on the construction of the Cassell Coliseum. Construction began in 1961 and was finished in 1964. Aside from basketball games, the venue hosts presidential inaugurations, speeches, tournaments and concerts.
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