Frank Beamer has had a bit of a presence around Virginia Tech football since his retirement after the 2016 season. The longtime coach stepped down with 280 career wins, 238 of which came in Blacksburg.
There’s one thing the 71-year-old can cross off his list, though: a trip to Cameron Indoor Stadium, home of Duke basketball and the famed Cameron Crazies.
Beamer is in Durham, N.C. to support the Virginia Tech basketball team, who is in town on Wednesday evening to take on the No. 12 Blue Devils. The Hokies currently project as an 11 seed – that’s according to ESPN’s Joe Lunardi – but a road win on Wednesday can really boost their standing in the eyes of the selection committee.
Beamer, for his part, looks nice and relaxed, and certainly has one of the best seats in the house:
— Ryan Dye (@Ryan4VT) February 14, 2018
Frank Beamer on his maiden voyage to Cameron Indoor. Asked if he brought earplugs: "Nah, I'm looking forward to this." #Hokies
— David Teel (@DavidTeelatDP) February 14, 2018
The Blue Devils head to Blacksburg to face the Hokies at Cassell Coliseum on February 26, but the Hokies are hoping that they can send their ACC foes to a defeat in front of what should be a raucous crowd in one of the most historic venues in college basketball.
By the way, Beamer’s all-time record against Duke on the football field? 11-2.
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