Reggie Jackson scored 20 points and Corey Raji chipped in with 19 points and 12 rebounds as Boston College defeated Virginia Tech, 76-61, at Cassell Coliseum on Tuesday night.
BC (18-11, 8-7 ACC) fell behind 4-0, but used a 19-2 run to grab a 19-6 lead with 13:04 left in the opening half. Virginia Tech (19-9, 9-6 ACC) closed the gap to seven points, 35-27, on a Malcolm Delaney layup with 2:46 to go in the first half, and neither team would score before halftime.
The Hokies trimmed BC’s lead to six, 45-39, with 16:16 left, but the Eagles put the game out of reach, using an 18-4 run to take a 63-43 advantage with 7:35 left.
John Cahill had 12 points and Gabe Moton added seven points off the bench. Joe Trapani, Biko Paris and Josh Southern each scored six points a piece for the Eagles, who made 23-of-51 field goals (45.1%) and 10-of-22 threes (45.5%). BC finished with 38 rebounds, 15 assists, two blocks, one steal and 10 turnovers.
Erick Green paced the Hokies with 21 points and four rebounds. Malcolm Delaney totaled 17 points and Jeff Allen had 14 points. Terrell Bell only scored four points and grabbed eight rebounds for Virginia Tech, which connected on 24-of-56 shots (42.9%) and 3-of-17 three-pointers (17.6%).
The Hokies amassed 22 rebounds, six assists, four steals, two blocks and had six turnovers.
Boston College wraps up the regular season when it hosts Wake Forest on Sunday afternoon at Conte Forum. Virginia Tech faces Clemson on Saturday in its next game.