Who: Presbyterian (0-2) at Virginia Tech (2-0)
When: Wednesday, November 16 – 7 p.m.
Where: Cassell Coliseum – Blacksburg, Va.
Live Stats: HokieSports.com
Social Media: @BlueHoseWBB (Twitter/Instagram) / @BlueHoseSports
PC Begins Seven-Game Road Trip at VT on Wednesday
• Presbyterian travels to Virginia Tech on Wednesday night for its third game in six days to start the 2016-17 season.
• The Blue Hose enters the matchup 0-2, while the Hokies come in unbeaten at 2-0.
• This will be VT’s third straight home game to start the season and PC’s second road game of the year, after a matchup with No. 23 Indiana to open the year.
Last Time Out
• PC fell to USC Upstate in the home opener for the Blue Hose on Monday night in the Templeton. The Blue Hose put together a furious comeback, outscoring the Spartans 18-9 in the final quarter to cut the lead to single digits after trailing by 15 points but Upstate held on for the 55-48 win.
• Janie Miles and Kaycie Reffner each contributed 14 points on the night with Reffner reaching a career-high. Miles added five rebounds in the loss, while Reffner added four boards.
• Rebecca Walker tied a career-high with nine rebounds, the most by a PC player so far this season.
Scouting the Hokies
• Virginia Tech comes in to Wednesday’s matchup with a 2-0 record. The Hokies downed Big South foe UNC Asheville, 71-52, on Friday in the season opener, before topping Georgetown, 73-63, on Sunday.
• Chanette Hicks leads VT in scoring through two games, scoring 20.0 points per game to start the year. Regan Magarity adds 17.5 points per game, as one of four Hokies averaging double-digits points on the season.
• VT is under the direction of first-year head coach Kenny Brooks, after 14 seasons as head coach at James Madison, where he was the school’s winningest coach, winning 337 games.
• PC and Virginia Tech will meet for the fifth time on the hardwood with VT holding a 4-0 advantage in the series. All four meetings have been in Blacksburg, Va. and have come since PC moved to Division I in 2007.
• The two will go head-to-head for the second straight season, after the Hokies defeated PC, 58-44, last season in Cassell Coliseum in the season opener.
• Taylor Petty, in her first collegiate game, led PC with 12 points on 4-of-8 shooting in the 2015 game, while Cortney Storey added 11 and four assists.
Miles Leading the Team
• Janie Miles leads PC with 13.0 points per game after its first two contests of the year. The junior guard scored 12 points in the season opener against Indiana, before following that up with 14 points against USC Upstate on Monday.
• Miles converted on 10-of-18 shots (55.6 percent), including a 4-of-7 effort (57.1) from behind the three-point line.
• Miles was fourth on the squad in scoring last season, averaging 8.0 points per game. She totaled 247 points on the year with 108 points, 43.7 percent of her scoring, coming via the three. Her 36 three-pointers last year were second-most on the team, behind Taylor Petty.
Next Time Out
• PC’s seven-game road trip continues with a trip to Charlotte on Sunday at 2 p.m. in Charlotte, N.C.