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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Scoreboard
Mississippi Valley State (0-6)242549
Virginia Tech (8-1) «304070

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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.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Grambling11-815-17318
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Ark.-PB6-127-25345
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351

ACC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Carolina14-433-75
Florida St.12-626-914
Louisville12-625-97
Notre Dame12-626-1023
Duke11-728-96
Virginia11-723-1118
Va. Tech10-822-1148
Miami (Fla.)10-821-1242
Syracuse10-819-1584
Wake Forest9-919-1439
Georgia Tech8-1021-16106
Clemson6-1217-1668
Pittsburgh4-1416-1774
NC State4-1415-17141
Boston College2-169-23219
 
Other games
LGWD 53 Final
GTOWN 89