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Breaking down the aspects of Virginia Tech's 85-79 win over Boston College

The Hokies started off shooting hot, cooled off and withstood a big run by one Boston College reserve in a win on Sunday night. We go over the key elements from the game.

10 made field goals by Virginia Tech in its first 11 attempts..

consecutive games started by junior forward Tyrone Outlaw.

12 offensive rebounds, of Boston College's 35 total.

1 offensive rebound by the Hokies.

13 second chance points by Virginia Tech.

66.7 three-point shooting percentage by the Hokies, a season high, on 12 of 18 shooting

9 made three-pointers by the Eagles' Jordan Chatman, a Cassell Coliseum record for a visitor. Chatman made each of his first nine before two misses, for 30 points total.

7 points per game averaged by Chatman entering the game.

20 of 21 games this season in which senior forward Zach LeDay has scored in double figures. He finished with 17 points.

18 points off turnovers by the Hokies.

Game Ball...

Senior guard Seth Allen, who finished with team-highs of 18 points and six rebounds. Allen got his shot going early, with 12 of those points coming in the first half. He shot 5-7 for the game and also dished out a team-high four assists. Allen has now reached double figures in scoring 14 times this season and six consecutive games.

They said it...

"I think where we’ve progressed the most is handling things when they don’t go great. I thought we played really well in the first half, you would think if you shoot 64 percent you feel really good. Then you shoot 55 percent in the second half and you feel really good but I think they brought it to a one point game. I think how we handled that, collectively, has been the best growth."

--- Coach Buzz Williams

Up Next...

It's another four games out of five on the road stretch for the Hokies, beginning at Virginia Wednesday night. They'll tip at 8 pm ET for a game televised regionally on the ACC Network. The Cavaliers are 16-4 overall, 6-2 in the ACC, but are coming off a 61-59 last-second loss Sunday at Villanova in which the Wildcats tipped in the game-winner at the buzzer. Senior guard London Perrantes narrowly leads three players averaging double figures in scoring with 11.9 points per game. He also averages a team-high 3.9 assists and 30.7 minutes per game as arguably the key cog in the Virginia offense.

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