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NCAA Game Summary - Virginia Tech at NC State



(Saturday, February 16)

Final Score: NC State 90, Virginia Tech 86 (OT)

Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - Scott Wood led the way with 22 points as the NC State Wolfpack outlasted the Virginia Tech Hokies in overtime, 90-86, in an Atlantic Coast Conference matchup at PNC Arena

For the Wolfpack (18-7, 7-5 ACC), five players joined Wood in double figures, including C.J. Leslie (16 points), Lorenzo Brown (15), Tyler Lewis (13), T.J. Warren (12) and Richard Howell (10 points). Howell also grabbed 16 rebounds, and Brown handed out seven assists..

Erick Green scored a game-high 29 points and dished out eight assists to lead Hokies (11-14, 2-10), while Jarell Eddie added 17 points and Marshall Wood posted a double-double of his own with 14 points and 16 rebounds.

Virginia Tech took a 36-34 lead into halftime by shooting 47.1 percent from the field in the opening 20 minutes while holding NC State to just 43.3 percent.

In the second half, the Wolfpack heated up, connecting on 52.4 percent of their field goal tries, including 4-of-7 from 3-point range. The Hokies shot 43.2 percent from the field, including 6-of-13 from beyond the 3-point arc. Trailing by seven with just under eight minutes to play, the Wolfpack ran off 14 unanswered points to go up seven with 3:45 remaining. Their lead was still six, 76-70, with 31 seconds remaining before Virginia Tech mounted its comeback. Shooting two free throws down 78-75 in the final seconds, Green made the first but missed the second. Eddie grabbed the rebound and put back a layup to send the game to overtime.

In the extra session, the teams traded leads before the Wolfpack went ahead for good with a 6-0 run in the final minute, all from the free-throw line, as they pulled out the victory.

Virginia Tech had the edge in points in the paint, 36-30.

02/16 18:41:57 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 5
NOR 1
 
Final
TAM 4
BOS 3
Final
MIA 9
NYM 6
Final
ATL 0
PHI 7
Final
BAL 4
MIN 6
Final
STL 5
PIT 4
Final
CHC 4
MIL 2
Final
CLE 1
DET 12
Final
OAK 6
SEA 1
Final
SDP 3
ARI 1
Final
COL 10
SFG 9
Final
KAN 4
TEX 3
Final
LOS 4
WAS 6
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
BOS
 
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BAL
CIN
 
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CLE
DET
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
NYM
 
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ATL
PHI
 
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TAM
TOR
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
MIL
 
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MIN
CWS
 
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HOU
ANA
 
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KAN
TEX
 
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STL
PIT
 
8:40pm Tonight
COL
SFG
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OAK
SEA
 
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SDP
ARI
 
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LOS
WAS
 
Final
LOU 31
MIAMI 13
Final
DUR 5
NOR 1