Virginia Tech 74, Georgia 62

Malcolm Delaney scored 19 of his 31 points in the second half to

lift Virginia Tech past Georgia 74-62 on Sunday.

With the score tied at 18-all, the Hokies (6-1) scored 10

straight to take a 28-18 lead and they never trailed again.

In the second half, Delaney – the ACC’s leading scorer at 21.2

points per game entering the game – scored 12 of Virginia Tech’s

first 16 points, helping the Hokies build a 15-point lead.

Georgia (4-3) cut the lead to six on a free throw by Trey

Thompkins with 7:56 left in the game, but got no closer.

Delaney was 10 of 19 from the floor as the Hokies hit a

season-high 47.2 percent (25-for-53). He also grabbed five rebounds

and dished out five assists.

Virginia Tech was 18-for-19 from the foul line compared to

Georgia, which hit 16 of 22 at the line.

Travis Leslie led the Bulldogs with 17 points.