Floridast 26 44 70
Vatech 28 52 80
Date of game: 2/24/2013

Recap: Virginia Tech vs. Florida State

Blacksburg, VA (Sports Network) - Erick Green scored 26 points as the Virginia Tech Hokies downed the Florida State Seminoles, 80-70, in an Atlantic Coast Conference duel at Cassell Coliseum.

Green, the NCAA's scoring leader, went 8-of-17 from the floor and hit all nine shots from the free-throw line for Virginia Tech (12-15, 3-11 ACC) which ended a nine-game losing streak. C.J. Barksdale was just short of a double-double with 17 points and nine rebounds and Robert Brown tallied 11 points off the bench as well for the Hokies.

Okaro White managed a double-double (18 points, 10 rebounds), Devon Bookert dropped in 14 points and Aaron Thomas provided 10 points for Florida State (14-13, 6-8) which has lost four of its last five.

At the end of the first half Virginia Tech clung to a 28-26 lead after shooting 42.9 percent from the field while limiting the Seminoles to just eight field goals.

The Hokies shot 59.1 percent from the field in the second frame and also knocked down 23-of-26 attempts from the free-throw line to collect the win.

Virginia Tech outscored Florida State both in the paint (37-26) and from the free-throw line (25-13).

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