Reggie Jackson led the Eagles with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Trapani added 19 points and rebounds for Boston College, which led by as much as 18 points in the first half but saw its lead slip away in the second period.
Tech took a 30-29 lead into the half and led 63-61 when Jawan Carter hit a lay-up with 17 seconds remaining to tie the game at 63-63. The Hokies held for a last shot, but junior guard Malcolm Delaney had his shot blocked with three seconds remaining sending the game into overtime.
To open the extra session, Delaney hit two free throws and a three-pointer to give the Hokies a 68-63 lead with 3:44 remaining, a lead Tech would not relinquish. Delaney scored seven of the Hokies’ 11 points in the extra session.
Dwayne Collins scored 17 points and Reggie Johnson added a career-high 13 as Miami improved to 7-0 in a 70-41 rout of USC Upstate on Saturday afternoon at the BankUnited Center.
Freshman C.J. Harris led both teams in scoring with 17 points, marking his third consecutive double-figure scoring effort. Aminu registered his third double-double of the season with 11 points and 20 rebounds and Ishmael Smith put up his fifth career double-double with 12 points and 11 assists.