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Virginia Tech vs. Wichita State: NIT 2nd Round Game Thread

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Virginia Tech Hokies (22-11) vs. Wichita State Shockers (25-8)
NIT Second Round

Time: 11 a.m. EDT
Date: Sunday, March 20, 2011
Place: Cassell Coliseum (9,947)
Radio: VT IMG
TV: ESPN
Spread: Virginia Tech -4.5
Game Info: Preview, Live Stats, Winner faces Charleston

The Hokies look to advance to their third NIT quarterfinal in four years, where they would host College of Charleston. It won't be easy, as Tech may or may not have the services of Victor Davila, who is questionable with a shoulder injury.

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Team Statistics via KenPom thru Friday (VT, WSU):

Stat VT Off Rank WS Def Rank VT Def Rank WS Off Rank D1 Avg
Tempo: 65.1 250 65.5 236 65.1 250 65.5 236 66.7
Efficiency: 110.1 56 95.3 61 91.3 23 111.6 43 101.4
Effective FG%: 50.3 109 45.8 35 47.0 77 52.6 36 49.0
Turnover %: 18.5 77 18.9 253 21.9 70 19.1 111 20.2
Off. Reb. %: 32.6 162 26.0 4 30.9 105 35.9 55 32.3
FTA/FGA: 39.9 111 36.0 130 31.6 51 36.3 218 37.8
3P%: 32.7 252 33.3 103 31.6 35 34.9 146 34.4
2P%: 50.9 47 44.2 34 46.8 127 52.8 13 47.8
FT%: 70.7 123 69.7 191 66.0 32 74.4 34 69.2
Block%: 8.6 125 10.2 111 10.3 99 7.4 46 9.2
Steal%: 6.9 7 8.8 213 9.9 127 8.0 38 9.4
3PA/FGA: 30.9 226 29.0 53 35.6 260 36.7 78 32.9
A/FGM: 51.0 226 47.1 32 53.5 153 59.4 59 53.7
% Pts 3P: 23.5 263 24.8 258 29.4 98 29.1 116 27.4
% Pts 2P: 54.6 90 53.7 100 52.5 144 50.5 206 51.6
% Pts FT: 21.9 119 21.5 151 18.2 297 20.4 224 21.1