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.