Virginia Tech men and women victorious in basketball

Published: Nov. 25, 2020 at 6:46 PM EST
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BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP/Staff) — Keve Aluma scored a career-high 19 points in his debut with Virginia Tech and the Hokies pulled away in the second half to beat Radford 77-62 in a college basketball season opener.

Nahiem Alleyne added 14 points and Hunter Cattoor had 12, all on 3-pointers.

Alleyne and Cattoor are returnees to a program that has nine newcomers. Radford, the defending regular-season Big South champion, lost all five of its starters from last season.

Drayon Magnum and Josiah Jeffers scored 12 points each and Fahmir Ali added 10 for the Highlanders.

Virginia Tech’s women also won Wednesday, beating Richmond 85-64.

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