Virginia Tech beats UNC Greensboro 96-87

Virginia Tech beats UNC Greensboro 96-87
November 19, 2012, 9:35 pm
Share This Post

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Jarell Eddie scored a career-high 28 points and Virginia Tech hit a season-high 14 3-pointers to fend off UNC Greensboro 96-87 on Monday night.

Erick Green added a career-best 26 points and Robert Brown had 10 for the Hokies (4-0), who had to hold off a late Spartans' rally to remain undefeated.

Trevis Simpson scored 25 points and Derrell Armstrong added 23 for UNC Greensboro, which rallied from a 13-point deficit in the second half to go ahead 77-73 with 6:07 remaining.

Virginia Tech, which has won all eight meetings against the Spartans, responded with a 10-0 run to regain command. Green scored six points during the run, which ended with Eddie's fifth 3-pointer and an 83-77 Hokies' lead with 2:52 left.

Kelvin McNeil had 12 points and 12 rebounds and Korey Van Dusen added 10 points for UNC Greensboro (1-3).