Virginia Tech vs Rhode Island

Virginia Tech 78, Rhode Island 67


KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) - Erick Green scored 18 of 24 points in the second half to lead Virginia Tech to a 78-67 non-conference victory over struggling Rhode Island Wednesday night.

Jarrell Eddie added 15 points and six rebounds and Cadarian Raines came off the bench with 12 as the Hokies (6-3) broke a two-game losing streak. The loss was URI's fifth in a row and sent the Rams to their first 1-8 start since 1983-84.

Nikola Malesevic led URI (1-8) with a season-high 23 points.

Green, who came in averaging 16.1 points per game, scored seven points in a 17-7 spurt over a 4:50 span, bringing Virginia Tech from two points down into an eight-point lead. Green missed a 1-and-1 chance in the closing minutes.

He was 10-for-14 from the floor, 2-for-5 from 3-point range and also had three steals.

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Virginia Tech Hokies
D. Finney-Smith, F354-111-263311
J. Eddie, F235-62-262415
V. Davila, F130-20-01010
D. Hudson, G222-64-43448
M. Rankin, G120-00-00120
E. Green3310-142-321224
C. Raines256-80-041212
R. Brown191-50-01322
C. Barksdale172-32-27206
T. Garland10-00-00000
Totals 30-5511-1333172078
Rhode Island Rams
N. Malesevic, F367-148-841123
O. Outerbridge, F323-70-02016
J. Holton, F274-62-271510
J. Wilson, G364-163-431211
M. Powell, G351-67-85529
D. McKoy121-20-00102
R. Brooks80-00-02000
L. Shengelia81-11-20113
R. Harris30-10-01000
A. Malhoit31-20-00003
Totals 22-5521-2429101267
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