Virginia Tech 71, E. Michigan 50

Erick Green scored 12 points to lead Virginia Tech to a 71-50

victory over Eastern Michigan on Thursday night.

The Hokies (10-3), who won their fifth straight game, finished

the first half with a 16-0 run and then scored the first six points

of the second half to put things away.

Eastern Michigan’s Kamil Janton scored with 11:22 left in the

first half to cut the Virginia Tech lead to 11-9, but Green started

the Hokies’ run with a free throw at the 7:06 mark. The Hokies’

point guard scored half of Virginia Tech’s final 16 first-half

points, as the Hokies took a 27-9 lead at the break.

Eastern Michigan (5-7), playing its sixth straight road game,

made just three shots in the first half and missed its final 10

shots.