Virginia Tech looks to end streak vs Virginia

Virginia Tech (8-6, 0-3) vs. Virginia (9-6, 3-2)

John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Virginia looks to extend Virginia Tech’s conference losing streak to five games. Virginia Tech’s last ACC win came against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons 84-46 on Feb. 27, 2021. Virginia lost 74-58 on the road to North Carolina on Saturday.

SENIOR STUDS: Virginia Tech’s Keve Aluma, Justyn Mutts and Storm Murphy have collectively accounted for 48 percent of the team’s scoring this season and have scored 51 percent of all Hokies points over the last five games.ACCURATE ALUMA: Aluma has connected on 23.5 percent of the 34 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 2 for 8 over the last three games. He’s also converted 74 percent of his free throws this season.

SLIPPING AT 62: Virginia Tech is 0-5 when it allows at least 62 points and 8-1 when it holds opponents to less than 62.

UNBEATEN WHEN: Virginia Tech is a perfect 5-0 when the team blocks at least four opposing shots. The Hokies are 3-6 this season when they block fewer than four shots.

DID YOU KNOW: The Virginia Tech defense has allowed only 58.7 points per game to opponents, which is the 14th-best mark in the country. The Virginia offense has averaged just 63.3 points through 15 games (ranked 288th among Division I teams).

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