GAMEDAY Mens Basketball

Virginia Tech 84, Longwood 58

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Jalen Cone scored 18 points off the bench to lead No. 24 Virginia Tech over Longwood 84-58.

Cone shot 6 of 15 from the floor - all 3-pointers - for the Hokies (7-1), who struggled for 30 minutes before pulling away down the stretch to win their third straight game. Keve Aluma added 14 points and Joe Bamisile finished with 11, leading a balanced Virginia Tech offense as 10 players scored.

Leslie Nkereuwem paced Longwood (1-7) with 10 points.

The Lancers trailed 45-40 after a basket by Juan Munoz with 11:39 remaining. The Hokies, though, scored on their next 13 possessions to pull away, with Cone hitting three of Virginia Tech's five 3-pointers in that span.

December 21, 2020