Posted December 11, 2011 on AP on Fox
Jarell Eddie scored a career-high 24 points to lift Virginia Tech past Norfolk State 73-60 Sunday. Eddie, a sophomore, made 6 of 9 from the floor and hit a career-high five 3-pointers. He also made all seven of his free-throw attempts. The Hokies (7-3) trailed for much of the first half, but Eddie scored six points in a 10-0 run late in the half that gave Virginia Tech the lead for good. Four of those points came when Eddie hit a 3-pointer, got fouled and made the free throw. Cadarian Raines came off the bench to score 10 points and grab seven rebounds for Virginia Tech. Erick Green added 12 for the Hokies. Norfolk State (6-4) shot 48.9 percent from the floor (22 of 45), but the Spartans hurt themselves with nine second-half turnovers. Chris McEachin led Norfolk State with 18 points. Kyle O'Quinn and Pendarvis Williams scored 14 each.
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