Virginia Tech routs North Carolina Central 72-30

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BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP)—Erick Green scored 11 points to help Virginia Tech to an easy 72-30 victory over North Carolina Central on Monday night.

Dorenzo Hudson, who scored eight of the Hokies first 10 points, helped them jump out to a 20-4 lead and they never trailed.

The Eagles (4-16) made just two of their first 18 shots, and went 4-for-27 in the first half. Virginia Tech (14-3) led 30-8 at halftime.

North Carolina Central’s first-half total was the fewest points allowed by Virginia Tech under coach Seth Greenberg.

Malcolm Delaney, the ACC’s leading scorer at 20.9 points per game, scored just five points against the Eagles.

NC Central, which saw its two-game winning streak snapped, was led by Nick Chasten’s 11 points. C.J. Wilkerson, the Eagles’ leading scorer (16.4 ppg), was 1-for-11 with just two points before fouling out with 7:38 remaining.

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 N.C. Central
Nick Chasten Nick Chasten
5-9,  11 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Virginia Tech
Terrell Bell Terrell Bell
4-8,  8 Pts
9 Rebs, 3 Assists

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