Hokies blast Jackets in battle of the Techs
Malcolm Delaney scored 15 points and Jeff Allen added 14 as Virginia Tech ousted Georgia Tech in the first round of the ACC Tournament, 59-43.
The Hokies stifled the Yellow Jackets with a two-three zone, and Georgia Tech scored its fewest points in the Paul Hewitt era.
Virginia Tech led 15-2 after six minutes of play and led by double figures the rest of the game.
Erik Green chipped in 11 points for the Hokies, who will face Florida State in a second round game that may be a must-win for their NCAA Tournament chances.
Glen Rice Jr. scored 14 points off the bench to lead Georgia Tech, which shot 32 percent from the field.