Boxscore
Virginia Tech 66, Bradley 65
Saturday, December 22, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials - Jeb Hartness, Clyde Owens, Joe Stigliano
Attendance - N/A

Final Scoring Summary

FinalOT 1 2 X T
Bradley 35 20 10 65
Virginia Tech 25 30 11 66

Recap


Virginia Tech 66, Bradley 65 (OT):
Erick Green converted a game-winning layup with 21 seconds left in overtime to propel the Hokies to a victory over the Braves in the third round of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic.

After Walt Lemon Jr.'s layup with nine seconds left forced overtime, Green scored five straight points as Virginia Tech (9-2) rallied back from a 65-60 deficit with 40 seconds left in OT to advance to face Colorado State on Sunday night.

Green finished with a career-high 31 points and eight rebounds, Cadarian Raines chipped in 16 and nine and Jarell Eddie scored 12 for the Hokies, while Dyricus Simms-Edwards led Bradley (8-3) with 15.

Back-to-back 3-pointers from Jalen Crawford and Will Egolf gave Bradley a 23-10 lead 10:07 into regulation before it took a 35-25 advantage into halftime. Three-pointers from Green and Eddie keyed an 8-0 Virginia Tech run as the Hokies cut the deficit to 46-43 with 10:13 left.

Two Christian Beyer free throws tied the score at 51 before Lemon stole the ball from Green and re-tied the score at 55 with nine seconds left in regulation. Green logged a three-point play and a layup to bring the Hokies back in OT.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Green (24.8 points per game) entered the game ranked first in the ACC and second in the nation in scoring. ... Tyshon Pickett scored 10 points for Bradley. ... The Hokies scored well under their season average. They entered the game averaging 81.3 points per game, 12th in the nation.

Bradley Braves

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jake Eastman 40:00 2-8 1-5 1-2 0 2 2 2 1 2 1 0 6
Will Egolf 33:00 2-10 2-8 0-0 1 5 6 2 5 2 3 0 6
Walt Lemon, Jr. 37:00 4-11 0-1 1-4 0 2 2 3 4 1 10 1 9
Tyshon Pickett 26:00 4-10 0-0 2-3 6 2 8 1 5 3 1 0 10
Dyricus Simms-Edwards 42:00 4-11 2-5 5-7 3 4 7 2 0 2 2 1 15
Jordan Prosser 21:00 4-5 0-0 2-2 1 4 5 1 2 1 0 0 10
Jalen Crawford 21:00 3-8 3-4 0-0 0 2 2 2 0 1 3 0 9
Shayok Shayok 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Milos Knezevic 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Ka'Darryl Bell 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 225 23-63 8-23 11-18 12 22 34 13 18 12 20 3 65
  36.5% 34.8% 61.1% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 20

Virginia Tech Hokies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
C.J. Barksdale 18:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 0
Robert Brown 31:00 1-6 0-3 0-0 0 2 2 4 2 1 4 0 2
Jarell Eddie 37:00 5-14 2-8 0-0 2 3 5 0 3 0 3 0 12
Erick Green 41:00 11-20 2-4 7-11 0 8 8 2 0 1 5 0 31
Joey van Zegeren 13:00 0-1 0-0 2-4 2 3 5 0 2 1 2 0 2
Christian Beyer 27:00 0-2 0-1 3-4 2 7 9 1 2 2 1 0 3
Marquis Rankin 24:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 2 1 3 0 0
Cadarian Raines 34:00 6-11 0-0 4-6 5 4 9 2 2 0 5 3 16
TOTAL 225 23-56 4-16 16-25 11 29 40 10 16 6 24 3 66
  41.1% 25.0% 64.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 24