Hokies Break Nine Game Losing Streak with 80-70 Win
The Nation's scoring leader Erik Green leads Virginia Tech with 26 points in Hokies win over Florida State
For the first time since January 19th the Hokies pulled out a win. Erik Green lead the way, like always, with 26 points in a 80-70 victory over ACC opponent Florida State.
The win snapped a nine game losing streak for the Hokies and ensures that Tech will avoid only the second losing season in their history at home in Cassel Coliseum. The win put the Hokies at 12-15 on the season and 3-11 in ACC play.
The Hokies opened the game slowly and trailed most of the first half. The momentum swung the Hokies way though with 2:55 left in the first half when there was a technical foul called on Florida State bench. Green hit both free throws to tie the game and walk-on Christian Beyer made a lay-up on the following possession to take the lead and the Hokies never looked back.
After the strong finish to the first half the Hokies opene...
Name: Erick Green Age: 21 School: Virginia Tech
Height: 6’3 Weight: 185 Projected Position: PG/SG
2012-13 Stats (As of 2/25/13):
25.2 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 4.1 apg, 1.4 spg, 2.0 tpg (36.3 minutes per game)
47.5 FG%, 82.4 FT%, 37.5 3FG%, 2:1 A/TO
59.0 TS%, 52.7 eFG%, 32.3 USG%, 29.3 AST%
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