The first ACC game of the James Johnson era will be a road one, at Maryland on January 5, the school announced in addition to Virginia Tech's entire slate of conference games for the 2012-13 season.
Playing an 18-game ACC schedule for the first time, the Hokies first home game comes against Boston College on Jan. 9. Three of Virginia Tech's final four games come on the road, including the regular season at finale at Wake Forest.
In addition to Maryland and Wake Forest, the Hokies will also play home-and home against Georgia Tech, Clemson, Virginia, Miami and Duke.Boston College, Florida State, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.
Johnson enters his first season as the Hokies men's basketball coach.
2012-13 Virginia Tech ACC Mens Basketball Schedule (home games in CAPS)
Sat. Jan. 5 at Maryland 12 p.m
Wed. Jan. 9 BOSTON COLLEGE 7 p.m.
Sat. Jan. 12 at Georgia Tech 2:30 p.m.
Sat. Jan. 19 WAKE FOREST 2 p.m.
Thur. Jan. 24 VIRGINIA 8 p.m.
Sun. Jan. 27 at Clemson 1 p.m.
Wed. Jan. 30 MIAMI 9 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 2 at North Carolina 12 p.m.
Thur. Feb. 7 MARYLAND 9 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 9 GEORGIA TECH 1 p.m.
Tue. Feb. 12 at Virginia 7 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 16 at NC State 2 p.m.
Thur. Feb. 21 DUKE 9 p.m.
Sun. Feb. 24 FLORIDA STATE 6 p.m.
Wed. Feb. 27 at Miami 7 p.m.
Sat. March 2 CLEMSON 8 p.m.
Tue. March 5 at Duke 7 p.m.
Sun. March 10 at Wake Forest 2 p.m.
March 14-17 ACC Tournament (Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, N.C.)