Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Tuesday Night ACC Hoops

ESPN's Gameday is coming to Blacksburg on Saturday.
VIRGINIA TECH 76, WAKE FOREST 62 – Malcolm Delaney, Jeff Allen and Jarell Eddie scored 17 points apiece as the Hokies  beat Wake Forest on Tuesday night.

Virginia Tech (18-8, 8-5 ACC) took control late in the first half and led 38-25 at halftime, then pushed the lead to as many as 21 points in the second half.

Delaney, a 6’3” senior, triggered the initial surge with 12 first-half points. Allen, a 6-7 senior, hit 7 of 10 from the field and had eight rebounds despite playing with a stomach virus. And Eddie, a 6’7” freshman, came off the bench to go 6 for 6 from the field with three 3-pointers. Eddie also had a team-high nine rebounds.

The Hokies, who shot 60 percent from the field and were 8 of 12 from 3-point range, also got 12 points from Erick Green.

Travis McKie led Wake Forest (8-20, 1-12), which has lost seven straight, with 22 points and nine rebounds.

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