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Virginia Tech Vs. #1 Michigan State Game Thread

Virginia Tech takes on the top team in the nation in the Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic in Brooklyn, New York.

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Virginia Tech Hokies (3-1) vs. Michigan State Spartans (4-0)

Time: 9:30 p.m. EDT
Date: Friday, Nov. 22, 2013
Place: Brooklyn, NY.
Barclays Center
Spread: Michigan State -15.5

You can check out our basketball preview of tonight's game here (by Flyers13). He also did a post about Virginia Tech's history against top-ranked opponents. You can read that post here.

You can expect plenty of Twitter action tonight from the staff. Make sure to follow @gobblercountry/@gobblercountry2 (in case of Twitter jail). @LunchPailD should be tweeting some, as will @STH_Hokie and @TrevorSGreene.

Pregame Indivisual Stat Leaders:

Scorers: Jarell Eddie 16.5 (VT), Adrein Payne 17.5 (MSU)

Rebounds: Trevor Thompson 7.3 (VT), Branden Dawson 9.5 (MSU)

Assists: Devin Wilson 3.8 (VT), Keith Appling 6.3 (MSU)

Steals: Cadarian Raines 1.0 (VT), Branden Dawson 1.8 (MSU)

Blocks: Trevor Thompson 3.0 (VT), Adrein Payne 1.0 (MSU)

Pregame Team Statistics

Points Per Game: 83.5 (VT), 80.0 (MSU)

Rebounds Per Game: 45.0 (VT), 40.8 (MSU)

Assists Per Game: 11.8 (VT), 21.5 (MSU)

Field Goal Percentage: 46.4% (VT), 47.5% (MSU)

Streak: Won 3 (VT), Won 4 (MSU)