Drew Scott’s Virginia Tech Basketball Preview, Part 2: The Personnel

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Justyn Mutts will play a key role this season. (Virginia Tech sports photography)

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In the last article, I talked about the metrics and how Virginia Tech could improve this season to take a step forward. Today, I’ll focus on how the roster might shake out and what to look for out of each player. First, let’s take a look at what Virginia Tech and Mike Young lost from last season.

Key Virginia Tech Losses

Tyrece Radford – 6’2″ Wing

Tyrece averaged 32 minutes per game (mpg) and 12.2 points per game (ppg) and was a solid defender and rebounder. He continually rebounded out of his area, a trait that is hard to find and will be difficult to replace.

Wabissa Bede – 6’1″ PG

Wabissa was a team leader and the best defender. He averaged 25 mpg last season, which should be entirely eaten up by the addition

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