Scores

Final

Appalachian St 76

(1-4, 0-3 away)

Virginia Tech 87

(5-0, 4-0 home)

Coverage: ESPN3

2:00 PM ET, November 23, 2012

Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Virginia

1 2 T
APP 38 3876
VT 41 4687

Top Performers

Appalachian State: J. Canty 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Virginia Tech: E. Green 27 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

Virginia Tech 87, Appalachian St. 76

Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Erick Green scored a career-high 27 points to help Virginia Tech pull away from Appalachian State 87-76 on Friday.

Virginia Tech, which is off to a 5-0 start for the first time since the 1984-85 season, put the game away with a 13-2 run late in the second half. Green scored six points in the run, including a one-handed slam with 4:51 remaining that capped the run and gave the Hokies a 73-60 lead.

Appalachian State (1-4) got no closer than 11 points the rest of the game. Jay Canty led the Mountaineers with 21 points.

Green made 8 of 15 from the floor and all 11 of his free-throw attempts. He has made 31 consecutive free throws. The Hokies made 30 of their 39 free-throw attempts.

Jarell Eddie added 23 points for the Hokies and Marshall Wood had 13.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
APP
VT
Points 76 87
FG Made-Attempted 28-60 (.467) 26-52 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 8-22 (.364) 5-18 (.278)
FT Made-Attempted 12-21 (.571) 30-39 (.769)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 15

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