Men's Basketball ACCtion: Monday, January 18

Jan. 18, 2010

Landesberg's Jumper Lifts Cavaliers Over UNCW 69-67

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Sylven Landesberg hit a 15-footer with 2.2 seconds left Monday night, lifting Virginia to a 69-67 victory against North Carolina-Wilmington.

Virginia (12-4) won its eighth straight, its longest winning streak since the start of the 2003-04 season, but had to make a late comeback to do it.

Wilmington (6-12) trailed before a 21-4 run gave it a 61-58 lead with 3:58 to play. The visitors were ahead 64-60 with 2:57 left before Virginia rescued itself with a 9-3 run.

Hokies cruise to easy win over NCCU

BLACKSBURG – Erick Green scored a game-high 11 points and 11 different players scored as Virginia Tech rolled to an easy 72-30 victory over North Carolina Central in a non-conference game on Monday night at Cassell Coliseum.

With the win, the Hokies moved to 14-3 overall on the season. Tech wrapped up the non-conference portion of its schedule with a 13-1 mark.

Paced by Dorenzo Hudson, who scored eight of Tech’s first 10 points, the Hokies jumped out to a 20-4 lead and never trailed in the game. NC Central hit just two of its first 18 shots and went 4-for-27 from the floor in the first half in trailing 30-8 at halftime.