Wcarolina 18 43 61
Vatech 38 41 79
Date of game: 11/15/2013

Recap: Virginia Tech vs. Western Carolina

Blacksburg, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jarell Eddie scored 17 points to lead the Virginia Tech Hokies to a 79-61 beating of the Western Carolina Catamounts as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Cassell Coliseum.

Ben Emelogu had 16 points off the bench and Trevor Thompson posted a double- double (15 points, 11 rebounds), also as a reserve, for Virginia Tech (2-1).

James Sinclair paced Western Carolina (2-2) with 16 points while Trey Sumler added 11 on just 5-of-14 shooting.

Virginia Tech rolled into the half leading 38-18. The Hokies hit 51.6 percent of their field goal attempts in the period and limited the Catamounts to just six field goals.

After the break the Hokies shot at a 42.9 percent clip, but they also netted 20-of-28 shots from the free throw line, to coast to the win.

The Hokies enjoyed a 46-32 edge on the boards and a 34-26 advantage on points in the paint.

Game Notes

Winston cleared of FSU conduct violations

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was found not to have violated the university's conduct code over allegations that he sexually assaulted a fellow student in December 2012.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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