Murphy, Mutts lead Virginia Tech past Radford 65-39

NCAA Basketball

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP)Storm Murphy scored 17 points, Justyn Mutts had 11 points and eight rebounds, and Virginia Tech beat Radford 65-39 on Monday night.

Murphy made four of Virginia Tech’s 10 3-pointers. Radford was just 2 of 24 from distance. Three of VT’s 3-pointers came in the final five minutes.

Mutts started Virginia Tech’s 13-0 run in the first half to build a 20-7 lead, and the Hokies led by at least seven points the rest of the half. Mutts also capped an 8-2 spurt to start the second half for a 13-point lead.

Keve Aluma added 10 points for Virginia Tech (3-0). Murphy finished 6 of 7 from the field, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range.

Rashun Williams had a team-high eight points for Radford (1-2), which has lost four straight in the series.

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