Hokies get No.11 seed, to play Texas on Friday

INDIANAPOLIS – ACC champions Virginia Tech men’s basketball was named a No. 11 seed in the East Region on Sunday evening and will face No. 6 Texas in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Friday.

The Hokies (23-12, 11-9 ACC), who are on a four-game winning streak, head to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in the Mike Young era. Last season, they were tabbed a No. 10 seed and faced No. 7 Florida in the first round in Indianapolis.

The winner of the Hokies and Longhorns (21-11, 10-8 Big 12) will face the winner of the No. 3 Purdue (27-7, 14-6 B1G) versus No. 14 Yale (19-11, 11-3 Ivy League) matchup on Sunday.

This will be the Tech’s 13th appearance in the NCAA Tournament. It is currently 8-12 (.400) in The Dance.