Men's Basketball ACCtion: Monday, November 17
Nov. 17, 2008
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Sophomore Joe Trapani tallied 20 points and classmate Corey Raji totaled 14 points and nine rebounds to lead host Boston College to a 90-57 victory over Loyola (Md.) in the opening round of Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off.
Senior Tyrese Rice scored 16 points and handed out six assists without a turnover in his season debut. Rice netted 13 of his points in the second half.
Malcolm Delaney scored 13 of the Virginia Tech’s final 16 points and the Hokies used a 16-5 run to close the game and close out upset-minded Mount St. Mary’s 62-57 in a non-conference game played Monday night at Cassell Coliseum.
With the win, Tech moved to 2-0 on the season and 4-0 all-time against Mount St. Mary’s. The Mountaineers fell to 1-1 overall on the year.