Delaney’s 27 lead Hokies past Virginia 76-71 in OT

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP)—Malcolm Delaney scored 27 points and Virginia Tech beat Virginia 76-71 in overtime Thursday night after a desperation 3-pointer forced the OT.

The Hokies (16-3, 3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) trailed 62-52 with 3:44 left in regulation before scoring the next 13 points. Sammy Zeglinski made a contested 25-footer for Virginia (12-6, 3-2) as the clock raced toward 0:00 in regulation, tying the game.

Dorenzo Hudson added 18 points and J.T. Thompson 17 for the Hokies. Thompson scored all but two of his points in the second half and overtime, and also made a key defensive play.

Mike Scott led Virginia with 21 points and Sylven Landesberg had 18.

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Malcolm Delaney Malcolm Delaney
9-24,  27 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Virginia
Mike Scott Mike Scott
8-16,  21 Pts
8 Rebs, 0 Assists

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