Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 27, 2013

Eddie’s 14 leads Virginia Tech past Furman

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Jarell Eddie scored 14 points to lead Virginia Tech to a 75-54 win over Furman on Tuesday.

Eddie made 6 of 15 from the floor, including two 3-pointers, and he also grabbed 10 rebounds for his second straight double-double.

The Hokies (4-3) also got 13 points from Marshall Wood and 12 points from Will Johnston. Johnston hit four 3-pointers and Wood hit three 3’s as the Hokies hit a season-high 12 3-pointers.

Furman (2-3) scored the first basket of the game on a jumper by Stephen Croone. But the Hokies answered with an 18-1 run to take control of the game and never trailed again.

Croone led the Paladins with 27 points. He hit 8 of 14 from the floor and 10 of 11 from the free-throw line.

The Hokies played without freshman guard Ben Emelogu, who sat out with a concussion. Emelogu was averaging 14 points per game.