Shooting guard Ben Emelogu (Grand Prairie, Texas/South Grand Prairie) gave a verbal commitment to Virginia Tech on Saturday, ESPN.com has confirmed.
Emelogu is the fourth recruit in 2013 for the Hokies and the second to commit in the last week. Center Maurice Kirby (San Tan Valley, Ariz./Basha) committed on Thursday. Both players join ESPN 100 small forward Donte Clark (Charlotte, N.C./Hargrave Military) and center Trevor Thompson (Indianapolis, Ind./St. John's NW Military).