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Greenberg fired by Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Seth Greenberg's ninth season will be his last in Blacksburg.  Two months after the season ended, Athletic director Jim Weaver announced Monday that the Virginia Tech basketball program "needed to go in another direction."

In recent years, Greenberg has had trouble retaining assistant coaches, losing six in the past four years. Weaver says with just one assistant remaining on the staff now, it seemed like a logical time to make the change rather than filling out the staff.
 
Greensberg's level of success in Blacksburg has long been debated.  While he made just one NCAA Tournament appearance in nine seasons, and failed to win a conference championship, Greenberg did guide the Hokies to a winning record in 7 of those 9 seasons. The Hokies went well over .500 during his tenure, a 170-123 record. They were 16-17 this year and missed postseason play for the first time in six seasons. Greenberg had four years left on his contract.
 
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