1. The Hokies host Winthrop in men’s hoops tonight. Berman explores why Tech post player Cadarian Raines has gone from starter to third-stringer, but I can’t find that story online anywhere. In a nutshell, coach James Johnson says he’d rather use Joey van Zegeren and Trevor Thompson but figures he’ll need contributions from Raines along the way.
2. ACC/Big Ten Challenge starts tonight. Indiana-Syracuse, Illinois-Georgia Tech, Penn State-Pitt, Michigan-Duke, Notre Dame-Iowa and FSU-Minnesota, all on the ESPN family of networks.
2. Hope he can afford it. Barry Bonds has to pay $4,100 for his obstruction of justice conviction two years ago.