On Monday morning, January 22, 2018, Virginia Tech men’s basketball did not have a Quadrant One victory for their NCAA Tournament resume. That night they beat No. 10 North Carolina in a Big Monday showcase game on ESPN for their first Q1 victory of the season.
They’ll have a chance to beat a similarly ranked Tar Heel team tonight, almost exactly a year to the day after knocking them off in Cassell Coliseum. However, there’s a big difference between last year and this year. While the Hokies didn’t have any Quadrant One victories at this point last season, they have two such wins this year…
No. 15 Purdue: 89-83 W
No. 36 Washington: 73-61 W
Purdue is 12-6 overall and 5-2 in Big Ten play. The Boilermakers overscheduled in November and December, with non-conference games against the No. 7 Hokies, No. 33 Florida State, No. 75 Notre Dame and No. 29 Texas. However,...
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