Excitement Builds Around the Upcoming Virginia Tech Men’s Basketball Season

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Mike Young has the Hokies primed for a good season. (Virginia Tech sports photography)

The Virginia Tech men’s basketball season begins next week, and expectations are high for a team that unexpectedly reached the NCAA Tournament last season in head coach Mike Young’s second year.

Though the Hokies did lose starting guards Wabissa Bede and Tyrece Radford, they added Wofford point guard Storm Murphy, and Young will have his best shooting team this season. It’s a squad that is 100% built around guys Young recruited for his system, and I’m excited to see exactly what that looks like.

I have plenty of thoughts on the basketball team, and the program in general, heading into the 2021-22 season. We’ll talk hoops in our Monday Podcast next week, which I’m looking forward to. David has already written three good preview articles as well, which you can access from this link (and this article as well): 2021-22 Basketball Season Preview

Today, I’m going to focus on season expectations, recruiting to a system and recruiting rankings, the hype around