Virginia Tech defeats Delaware 74-66 in overtime
PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Malcolm Delaney scored 24 points, including the first five points of overtime to lead Virginia Tech past Delaware 74-66 on Saturday night.
The preseason All-ACC guard opened the extra period with two free throws and a 3-pointer to put the Hokies (4-1) up for good 68-63.
Delaware’s Edwin Santiago missed a 3-pointer with 40 seconds remaining allowing Virginia Tech to seal the game.
Terrell Bell and Delaney each hit free throws and JT Thompson added a layup to finish the Hokies’ scoring.
Virginia Tech’s Jeff Allen chipped in 16 points and nine rebounds in the Philly Hoop Group contest.
Jawan Carter led the Blue Hens (1-4) with 23 points, including a layup with 18 seconds left in regulation to tie the game 63-63 and send it into overtime.
D.J. Boney added 13 points and Josh Brinkley added 12 for Delaware.