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.12-216-11128
Alcorn St.12-315-11242
Southern U.10-514-14303
Grambling7-711-15331
Jackson St.7-711-16316
Prairie View7-710-18308
Alabama St.6-88-18342
Ark.-PB6-97-22339
Miss. Val.4-114-24337
Alabama A&M1-131-24351

ACC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Carolina11-323-55
Duke10-422-511
Louisville10-422-54
Florida St.10-522-612
Notre Dame10-521-726
Miami (Fla.)9-619-837
Virginia8-718-922
Syracuse8-716-1286
Va. Tech7-718-836
Georgia Tech7-716-1176
Wake Forest6-915-1240
Pittsburgh4-1015-1260
Clemson4-1014-1257
NC State3-1214-14113
Boston College2-139-19204
 
Other games
LGWD 53 Final
GTOWN 89