CANCUN, Mexico (AP) -Dorendo Hudson scored 41 points, sinking 20 of 21 free throws, as Virginia Tech outlasted Seton Hall 103-94 in overtime Saturday night.
The Hokies (12-1), who won their ninth straight game, led by as many as 14 points in the first half and had an 80-75 lead with 36 seconds left in regulation.
Robert Mitchell hit a 3-pointer and Eugene Harvey made a layup with 15 seconds left, then Hudson missed a layup to force overtime.
After Virginia Tech built a five-point lead in overtime, the Pirates (9-4) pulled within two points twice, the last time at 92-90. The Hokies sealed the win with an 11-2 run.
Hudson, a junior guard whose previous best was 24 points, was 9-for-23 from the floor, including 3-for-7 from 3-point range. He had not attempted more than six free throws in a game all season.
Jeremy Hazell led Seton Hall, which has lost three straight, with 24 points.
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