BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justyn Mutts scored 15 points, David N’Guessan added 15 off the bench and Virginia Tech beat Maine 82-47 on Tuesday in the season opener for both squads.
N’Guessan didn’t miss a shot in seven attempts on his way to a career high.
The Hokies rushed to a 19-7 lead with 12:41 to play before intermission and never trailed. Virginia Tech led 46-22 at the break shooting 58% (19 for 33). Eight Virginia Tech players entered the scoring column in the first half.
Nahiem Alleyne added 13 points for the Hokies, who finished 53% shooting (35 for 66) overall.