Scores

Final

Rhode Island 50

(0-2, 0-1 away)

Virginia Tech 69

(2-0, 2-0 home)

Coverage: ESPN3

7:00 PM ET, November 12, 2012

Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Virginia

1 2 T
URI 24 2650
VT 36 3369

Top Performers

Rhode Island: X. Munford 24 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl

Virginia Tech: E. Green 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

Virginia Tech 69, Rhode Island 50

Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Erick Green tied a career high with 25 points to lift Virginia Tech past Rhode Island 69-50 on Monday night.

Green scored 17 of his 25 in the first half, as the Hokies (2-0) jumped out to a 13-0 lead and never trailed. Rhode Island missed its first seven shots from the floor and didn't score in the first 5:08 of the game.

The Rams (0-2) cut the lead to 28-24 on a basket by Xavier Munford with 1:59 left in the first half. But the Hokies scored the last eight points of the half -- six of those coming on two Green 3-pointers -- to take a 36-24 lead at halftime. Rhode Island got no closer than 11 the rest of the game.

Green hit 8 of 15 from the floor, including four 3-pointers.

Munford led the Rams with 24 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
URI
VT
Points 50 69
FG Made-Attempted 20-59 (.339) 26-57 (.456)
3P Made-Attempted 1-21 (.048) 7-21 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 9-16 (.563) 10-17 (.588)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 21

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