Virginia Tech 98, VMI 73

Dorenzo Hudson and Jeff Allen each scored 24 points to lead

Virginia Tech past Virginia Military Institute 98-73 on Wednesday

night.

It was the Hokies’ fourth straight victory.

Virginia Tech (7-1), which led by seven at halftime, put the

game away with a 17-6 run to open the second half.

Allen scored eight during that run and scored 18 of his 24 in

the second half. He was 10-for-13 from the floor and grabbed 13

rebounds for his second double-double of the season and 21st of his

career.

Hudson, whose previous career high was 15, was 10-for-18 from

the floor and added seven rebounds. The Hokies outrebounded the

Keydets 59-36.

Malcolm Delaney, the ACC’s leading scorer coming into the game

at 22.6 points per game, scored nine points for Virginia Tech.

Austin Kenon paced the Keydets (4-4) with 26 points. Ron Burks

finished with 19.