Virginia Tech Men’s Basketball On Pace for a Similar Resume as Last Season

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Buzz Williams and the Hokies are currently projected to go dancing, but they need resume-building wins. (Photo by Ivan Morozov)

We’re ten games into Virginia Tech’s 2017-18 basketball season.  There are 21 regular season games remaining, and the Hokies have yet to face a team on par with them.  That certainly includes the Saint Louis team that upset them in New York City.  That means it’s way too early to draw any conclusions about this team or their postseason fate.  However, the numbers have started to add up, and today’s article will be one of my semi-regular RPI scenario breakdowns.

Virginia Tech will face No. 8 Kentucky in Rupp Arena on Saturday afternoon.  The game provides the Hokies with the chance to boost their postseason resume, and it will provide a stern test to get the team ready for similar conference opponents such as Duke, North Carolina and Virginia.

We’ve seen Buzz Williams steadily increase the number of Power 5 opponents in Tech’s non-conference schedule throughout his tenure.  The Hokies played two his first year, three in