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Virginia Tech cruises past Merrimack for 1,500th victory

Posted at 12:06 PM, Nov 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-22 12:06:33-05

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Storm Murphy scored 14 points, Nahiem Alleyne added 12, and Virginia Tech defeated Merrimack 72-43 for the 1,500th victory in program history.

Virginia Tech is the 10th ACC school and 90th in Division I to achieve the milestone.

The Hokies shot 55% from the field and made 11 of 23 3-pointers. They held Merrimack to 18 points in the first half, which included a string of just seven points over the final 10 1/2 minutes of the period.

Jordan Minor led Merrimack with 14 points and seven rebounds.

The Warriors shot 39% percent and made just 5 of 20 3-pointers.