Mississippi Valley State vs Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech 70, MVSU 49

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BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Erick Green scored 23 points to lead Virginia Tech past Mississippi Valley State 70-49 Monday night.

The Hokies (8-1), coming off a last-second loss at West Virginia on Saturday, took control with an 18-4 run that spanned both halves. They trailed only once, falling behind 22-20 after Mississippi Valley State's Matt Smith scored the second of back-to-back baskets with 6:28 left in the first half.

But after Smith's basket, Virginia Tech ripped off 10 straight points, with Green scoring six of the 10. He hit 8 of 13 from the floor for the game and all six of his free-throw attempts. He has scored more than 20 points in all nine games this season.

Mississippi Valley State (0-6), which has opened the season with six straight road games against teams from BCS leagues, was led by Davon Usher's 19 points. The Delta Devils only shot 25.7 percent (18 of 70).

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Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
B. Ralling, F240-60-05050
J. Francis, C232-70-17114
M. Smith, G365-110-2100310
D. Tomlin, G275-155-554415
D. Marshall, G220-80-05010
D. Usher286-163-460219
C. Henry210-20-01020
M. Holley120-10-02110
C. Dobbs70-41-21011
Totals 18-709-144562049
 25.7%64.3% 
Virginia Tech Hokies
J. Eddie, F262-74-710018
C. Barksdale, F193-50-03126
C. Raines, F120-40-04150
E. Green, G338-136-654123
R. Brown, G232-90-04234
J. Van Zegeren233-33-67019
M. Rankin193-43-321110
M. Wood152-54-63128
C. Beyer100-42-25002
M. Patrick100-30-02020
W. Johnston80-20-01000
G. Donlon10-00-01000
J. Racer10-10-00010
Totals 23-6022-3051101970
 38.3%73.3% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.13-217-11128
Alcorn St.13-316-11241
Southern U.10-614-15304
Grambling8-712-15331
Jackson St.7-811-17314
Prairie View7-810-19308
Alabama St.6-98-19341
Ark.-PB6-107-23340
Miss. Val.5-115-24339
Alabama A&M2-132-24351

ACC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Carolina13-325-53
Florida St.11-523-613
Louisville11-523-64
Notre Dame10-521-723
Duke10-622-712
Miami (Fla.)10-620-838
Va. Tech9-720-837
Virginia9-719-920
Syracuse9-817-1376
Georgia Tech7-816-1289
Wake Forest7-916-1240
Pittsburgh4-1215-1463
Clemson4-1214-1459
NC State4-1315-15104
Boston College2-149-20205
 
Other games
LGWD 53 Final
GTOWN 89