BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -Jeff Allen recorded a double-double and Virginia Tech broke open a tie game with an 11-0 run midway through the second half en route to a 59-46 victory over UNC-Greensboro on Tuesday night.
UNC-Greensboro tied the game at 38 on a basket by Kyle Randall with 10:48 remaining. But Allen and Malcolm Delaney sparked Virginia Tech's 11-0 run, with Delaney scoring seven of those points.
Delaney's 3-pointer with 6:39 left gave the Hokies a 49-38 lead and the Spartans got no closer than nine points the rest of the way.
Allen finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds for his 20th career double-double. Delaney added 17 points for Virginia Tech (2-0) despite going just 6-for-16 from the floor. The Hokies shot just 37.5 percent.
Randall and Mikko Koivisto paced the Spartans (0-2) with 10 points each. UNC-Greensboro shot 35.3 from the field and turned the ball over 23 times.
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