2011–12 Virginia Tech Hokies men's basketball team

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2011–12 Virginia Tech Hokies men's basketball
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Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2011–12 record 16–17 (4–12 ACC)
Head coach Seth Greenberg (8th year)
Assistant coach James Johnson
Assistant coach John Richardson
Assistant coach Robert Ehsan
Home arena Cassell Coliseum
Seasons
2011–12 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 North Carolina 14 2   .875     32 6   .842
#14 Duke 13 3   .813     27 7   .794
#15 Florida State 12 4   .750     25 10   .714
Virginia 9 7   .563     22 10   .688
#20 NC State 9 7   .563     24 13   .649
Miami (FL) 9 7   .563     20 13   .606
Clemson 8 8   .500     16 15   .516
Maryland 6 10   .375     17 15   .531
Virginia Tech 4 12   .250     16 17   .485
Wake Forest 4 12   .250     13 18   .419
Georgia Tech 4 12   .250     11 20   .355
Boston College 4 12   .250     9 22   .290
2012 ACC Tournament winner
As of April 3, 2012; Rankings from Coaches Poll

The 2011–12 Virginia Tech Hokies men's basketball team represented Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Hokies, led by eighth year head coach Seth Greenberg, played their home games at Cassell Coliseum and are members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 16–17, 4–12 in ACC play to finish in a four way tie for ninth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the ACC Basketball Tournament to Duke.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
1 Robert Brown Guard 6–5 190 Freshman Clermont, Florida
2 Joey van Zegeren Forward 6–10 220 Freshman Hoogeveen, Netherlands
3 Allan Chaney Forward 6–9 235 Junior Baltimore, Maryland
4 Cadarian Raines Forward 6–9 238 Sophomore Petersburg, Virginia
5 Dorenzo Hudson Guard 6–5 220 Senior Charlotte, North Carolina
10 Marquis Rankin Guard 6–1 165 Freshman Charlotte, North Carolina
11 Erick Green Guard 6–3 185 Junior Winchester, Virginia
14 Victor Davila Forward 6–8 242 Senior Canóvanas, Puerto Rico
15 Dorian Finney-Smith Forward 6–8 192 Freshman Portsmouth, Virginia
24 Joey Racer Guard 6–1 165 Senior Berryville, Virginia
25 Will Johnston Guard 6–3 185 Freshman Midlothian, Virginia
31 Jarell Eddie Guard/Forward 6–7 218 Sophomore Charlotte, North Carolina
32 Paul Debnam Guard 6–3 195 Senior Farmville, Virginia
33 J. T. Thompson Forward 6–6 225 Senior Monroe, North Carolina
42 C. J. Barksdale Forward 6–8 232 Freshman Danville, Virginia

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Regular Season
11/12/2011*
2:00 PM, ESPN3
East Tennessee State W 64–53  1–0
Cassell Coliseum (7,189)
Blacksburg, VA
11/14/2011*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Monmouth
NIT Season Tip-Off
W 91–46  2–0
Cassell Coliseum (3,052)
Blacksburg, VA
11/15/2011*
6:00 PM, ESPNU
Florida International
NIT Season Tip-Off
W 78–63  3–0
Cassell Coliseum (3,148)
Blacksburg, VA
11/23/2011*
9:30 PM, ESPN2
vs. No. 5 Syracuse
NIT Season Tip-Off semifinals
L 58–69  3–1
Madison Square Garden (8,293)
New York City, NY
11/25/2011*
2:30 PM, ESPN
vs. Oklahoma State
NIT Season Tip-Off consolation game
W 59–57  4–1
Madison Square Garden (8,477)
New York City, NY
11/27/2011*
6:00 PM, ESPN3
St. Bonaventure W 73–64  5–1
Cassell Coliseum (8,710)
Blacksburg, VA
11/30/2011*
8:15 PM, ESPN2
at Minnesota
ACC – Big Ten Challenge
L 55–58  5–2
Williams Arena (10,487)
Minneapolis, MN
12/04/2011*
5:30 PM, ESPNU
Kansas State L 61–69  5–3
Cassell Coliseum (8,782)
Blacksburg, VA
12/07/2011*
7:00 PM, Cox Sports
at Rhode Island W 78–67  6–3
Ryan Center (3,982)
Kingston, RI
12/11/2011*
4:00 PM, ESPN3
Norfolk State W 73–60  7–3
Cassell Coliseum (8,869)
Blacksburg, VA
12/17/2011*
4:00 PM, ESPN3
Campbell W 85–60  8–3
Cassell Coliseum (8,854)
Blacksburg, VA
12/19/2011*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
North Florida W 84–55  9–3
Cassell Coliseum (8,818)
Blacksburg, VA
12/22/2011*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Eastern Michigan W 71–50  10–3
Cassell Coliseum (9,563)
Blacksburg, VA
12/31/2011*
12:00 PM, ESPN2
at Oklahoma State W 67–61  11–3
Gallagher-Iba Arena (12,500)
Stillwater, OK
01/07/2012
12:00 PM, ACC Network
at Wake Forest L 55–58  11–4 (0–1)
LJVM Coliseum (10,037)
Winston-Salem, NC
01/10/2012
7:00 PM, ESPNU
Florida State L 59–63  11–5 (0–2)
Cassell Coliseum (7,256)
Blacksburg, VA
01/14/2012
3:00 PM, RSN
at Boston College L 59–61  11–6 (0–3)
Conte Forum (5,038)
Chestnut Hill, MA
01/19/2012
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 8 North Carolina L 68–82  11–7 (0–4)
Cassell Coliseum (9,847)
Blacksburg, VA
01/22/2012
6:00 PM, ESPNU
at No. 15 Virginia W 47–45  12–7 (1–4)
John Paul Jones Arena (14,021)
Charlottesville, VA
01/25/2012*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
BYU L 68–70  12–8
Cassell Coliseum (9,231)
Blacksburg, VA
01/28/2012
2:30 PM, ACC Network
at Maryland L 69–73  12–9 (1–5)
Comcast Center (16,976)
College Park, MD
02/02/2012
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 7 Duke L 60–75  12–10 (1–6)
Cassell Coliseum (9,847)
Blacksburg, VA
02/04/2012
4:00 PM, RSN
Clemson W 67–65  13–10 (2–6)
Cassell Coliseum (9,426)
Blacksburg, VA
02/09/2012
9:00 PM, ESPN2
at Miami (FL) L 49–65  13–11 (2–7)
BankUnited Center (4,292)
Coral Gables, FL
02/12/2012
6:00 PM, ESPNU
Boston College W 66–65  14–11 (3–7)
Cassell Coliseum (9,171)
Blacksburg, VA
02/16/2012
7:00 PM, ESPN2
at No. 20 Florida State L 47–48  14–12 (3–8)
Donald L. Tucker Center (10,123)
Tallahassee, FL
02/18/2012
3:00 PM, RSN
Georgia Tech W 74–73 OT 15–12 (4–8)
Cassell Coliseum (9,847)
Blacksburg, VA
02/21/2012
9:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 25 Virginia L 59–61  15–13 (4–9)
Cassell Coliseum (9,656)
Blacksburg, VA
02/25/2012
12:00 PM, ACC Network
at No. 5 Duke L 65–70 OT 15–14 (4–10)
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
03/01/2012
9:00 PM, ACC Network
at Clemson L 56–58  15–15 (4–11)
Littlejohn Coliseum (8,735)
Clemson, SC
03/04/2012
6:00 PM, ESPNU
NC State L 58–70  15–16 (4–12)
Cassell Coliseum (9,847)
Blacksburg, VA
ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
03/08/2012
7:00 PM, ESPNU/ACC Network
vs. Clemson
First Round
W 68–63  16–16
Philips Arena (19,520)
Atlanta, GA
03/09/2012
7:00 PM, ESPN2/ACC Network
vs. No. 6 Duke
Quarterfinals
L 56–60  16–17
Philips Arena (19,520)
Atlanta, GA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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