January 31, 2010
Hokies fall at Miami, 82-75
Hudson scores 22 points to lead Tech
12F
Virginia Tech (16-4, 3-3 ACC) 304575
Miami (16-5, 2-5 ACC) 473582
  • Coral Gables, Fla. (BankUnited Center) - 7,189
  • High Points: 22 - Dorenzo Hudson
  • High Rebounds: 6 - Dorenzo Hudson

CORAL GABLES, Fla.Virginia Tech put on a strong comeback, but could not erase a 17-point halftime deficit and lost to Miami, 82-75, in ACC action Sunday afternoon at the BankUnited Center. Tech falls to 16-4 overall and 3-3 in the ACC, while Miami improves to 16-5 overall and 2-5 in conference action.

Tech took an early lead, but fell behind 47-30 at the intermission. The Hokies were able to cut the lead down to 65-60 on a free throw by JT Thompson with 7:32 remaining. Tech kept the game close down the stretch, but could not get any closer.

Dorenzo Hudson led all scorers with 22 points, while Jeff Allen added 19 points, three assists and three steals. Malcolm Delaney added 16 points and six assists and Thompson recorded his second consecutive double-figure game off thee bench with 14 points, all coming in the second half. James Dews led the Hurricanes with 21 points.

Tech held a small advantage on the boards, 24-23, but UM shot 63.2 percent from the floor, including 52.9 percent from three-point range. Tech forced the Hurricanes into 20 turnovers.

The Hokies return to action on Thursday night, as they return to Cassell Coliseum to host defending national champion North Carolina. The game will tip-off at 9 p.m., and will be televised live by Raycom Sports,

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