NCB On The Trail: Maurice Kirby

Donte Clark heads Hokies class

November, 15, 2012
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First-year Virginia Tech head coach James Johnson announced his 2013 signing class on Thursday.

Leading the way is ESPN 100 SF Donte Clark (Charlotte, N.C./Hargrave Military).

"Donte is a good combo guard," Johnson said. "We look to play him at both the point and the off guard spot. He's a long, athletic guard who can score the basketball. He can make plays for himself and for others. With our style of basketball, a running, fast-paced style of basketball, he has a chance to be a really good player. He also has a chance to be a very good defender."

Also signing with the Hokies were C Trevor Thompson (Indianapolis/St. John's NW Military), Ben Emelogu (Grand Prairie, Texas/South Grand Prairie) and C Maurice Kirby (San Tan Valley, Ariz./Basha).

"We addressed a lot of different areas with this recruiting class," according to Johnson. "I'm extremely excited about these young men and know that they will be able to help us right away."

Virginia Tech adds Texas SG 

October, 13, 2012
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Shooting guard Ben Emelogu (Grand Prairie, Texas/South Grand Prairie) gave a verbal commitment to Virginia Tech on Saturday, ESPN.com has confirmed.

C Maurice Kirby pledges to Hokies 

October, 11, 2012
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Big man Maurice Kirby (San Tan Valley, Ariz./Basha) gave a verbal commitment to Virginia Tech on Thursday, according to azcentral.com.

The 6-foot-8 Kirby originally committed to Arizona State as a sophomore in 2010. He also held offers from Northern Arizona, Brown and Loyola Chicago.

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