Virginia Tech defeats Delaware 74-66 in overtime

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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.

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 Delaware
Jawan Carter Jawan Carter
5-13,  23 Pts
4 Rebs, 8 Assists
 Virginia Tech
Malcolm Delaney Malcolm Delaney
6-15,  24 Pts
1 Rebs, 4 Assists

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