VT men's hoops facing WVU, Iowa, BYU

VT men's hoops facing WVU, Iowa, BYU

On Wednesday Virginia Tech nation learned the when and where of the Hokies' ACC basketball scheudule. One day later, all the dates have been filled in. The Hokies will open the 2012-13seasonat home against East Tennessee State on November 10, the first of three straight home games. Notable opponents include Iowa and Oklahoma State at Cassell Coliseum, West Virginia in Morgantown and Brigham Young in Salt lLake City on Dec. 29.
New head coach James Johnson will also direct his squad in theContinental Tire Las Vegas Classic. Early round games against Mississippi Valley State (Dec. 10) and Georgia Southern (Dec. 15) are at home beforeheading toVegas for two games, starting with BradleyDec. 22.Conference play begins Jan. 5 at Maryland.2012-13 Virginia Tech Mens Basketball non-conference schedule (home games in CAPS)Day Date Opponent Time Sat. Nov. 10 ETSU TBA Mon. Nov. 12 RHODE ISLAND TBAThurs. Nov. 15 VMI TBAMon. Nov. 19 at UNC Greensboro (Greensboro Coliseum) TBAFri. Nov. 23 APPALACHIAN STATE TBATue. Nov. 27 IOWA 7:15 p.m. (Big TenACC Challenge)

Sat. Dec. 1 OKLAHOMA STATE TBASat. Dec. 8 at West Virginia TBAMon. Dec. 10 MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE TBA Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic (Blacksburg, Va.)

Sat. Dec. 15 GEORGIA SOUTHERN TBA Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic (Blacksburg, Va.)Sat. Dec. 22 Bradley TBA (Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic, Las Vegas)

Sun. Dec. 23 Champ.Consolation TBA (Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic, Las Vegas)Sat. Dec. 29 BYU (Salt Lake City, Utah) TBASat. 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.)

Virginia adds quarterback transfer from ECU

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Virginia adds quarterback transfer from ECU

Virginia has added another quarterback to its roster for next season as Kurt Benkert of East Carolina announced Sunday that he will transter to UVa.

Benkert announced on April 25 that he intended to transfer. The move to Charlottesville will reunite the quarterback with former head coach Ruffin McNeill who now is the defensive line coach for Virginia.

Benkert's bio on ECU's athletcis website lists him as 6-foot-3, 225 pounds and describes him as "A talented and polished signal-caller whose arm strength perhaps already ranks among the best in the history of the Pirate program ." He was named the starter by McNeill at ECU heading into last season, but a knee injury forced Benkert to miss the entire 2015 season.

As a graduate transfer, Benkert will be immediately available for next season. He will also have two years of eligibility remaining.

Benkert will now be thrust into a quarterback competition in Charlottesville with incumbent Matt Johns and fellow transfer Connor Brewer.

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Smart move: GW adds Harvard grad transfer

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Smart move: GW adds Harvard grad transfer

Harvard forward Patrick Steeves, a 3-point shooting threat, has committed to George Washington men's basketball program, a source revealed to CSNmidatlantic.com.

The 6-foot-7 Steeves, a native of Montreal, graduates from Harvard next month. He is eligible immediately at GW and has two years of eligibilty remaining. 

Injuries plagued him early in his career with the Ivy League program, but he turned in a solid 2016-17 campaign with averages of 9.1 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists. Steeves shined from long range, sinking 45.8 percent (33 of 72) of his 3-poit attempts.

California, Vanderbilt, Northwestern and Richmond were also after Steeves, accorrding to a source.

Steeves joins a massive contingent coming to help for the 2016-17 season. The Colonials lost six players from a team that won 28 games last season and captured the season-ending NIT championship under coach Mike Lonergan. 

Former Seton Hall transfer Jared Sina is eligible after sitting out last season. The heady guard and Steeves will help offset the perimeter loss of seniors Patricio Garino, Joe McDonald and Alex Mitola. Guards Paul Jorgensen and Anthony Swan transfered out of the program after the season.

Incoming big man recruit Kevin Marfo headlines a five-player class. The Colonials also lost starting center Kevin Larsen to graduation.

Leading scorer and rebounder Tyler Cavanaugh returns along with fellow starting forward Yuta Watanabe.

VIDEO: Brian Mitchell helps Navy QB learn to return punts before draft

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VIDEO: Brian Mitchell helps Navy QB learn to return punts before draft

CSN's Brian Mitchell, one of the best punt returners in NFL history, is helping former Navy QB Keenan Reynolds to reinvent himself in advance of the 2016 NFL Draft. 

While learning to play another position to increase his chances of getting drafted or making a roster, Reynolds showed off his ability to field punts. And he's already pretty good. 

Watch the full segment featuring Mitchell, Reynolds, and CSN's Rob Carlin in the video player above.