February 24, 2010
Hokies fall 80-60 at BC
Delaney leads Hokies with 21 points
Virginia Tech (21-6; ACC 8-5) 243660
Boston College (14-13; ACC 5-8) 394180
  • Silvio O. Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, MA - 4,632
  • High Points: 21 - Malcolm Delaney
  • High Rebounds: 7 - JT Thompson

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass.Virginia Tech dropped an ACC road game at Boston College 80-60 on Wednesday night at the Conte Forum. The Hokies fall to 21-6 overall and 8-5 in the ACC, while the Eagles improve to 14-13 overall and 5-8 in league action.

The Eagles jumped out to an early lead and never trailed in the contest. BC took a 39-24 lead into the intermission and Tech was able to cut the lead to 11 points several times in the second half, but could get no closer.

Malcolm Delaney led all scorers with 21 points and also added five assists. Dorenzo Hudson scored 14 points and Jeff Allen added 10 points in the loss for the Hokies. Joe Trapani led four Eagles in double figures with 17 points, all in the first half.

The Hokies forced BC into 18 turnovers, but the Eagles out-rebounded the Hokies 49-28. Tech shot just 31.1 percent from the line, while BC made 50.9 percent of its shots and also added seven 3-pointers in the contest, five in the first half.

Tech returns to Cassell Coliseum on Saturday afternoon, as Maryland comes to town. Tip-off is at 4 p.m. and the game will be televised live by Raycom Sports.

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