Back after missing eight consecutive games because of big toe and lower leg injuries on his right side, Bradley Beal scored just 10 points Saturday night, though his presence was of high value.
Wizards coach Randy Wittman said bringing the Wizards out of their malaise was his job. For one night, a shift of his bench rotation helped.
Brogdon led Virginia with 19 points and Anthony Gill added and Darion Atkins each had 16 points as Virginia beat Virginia Tech, 69-57.
Beal, returning after missing eight games with a stress reaction in his left leg, scored eight points in 33 minutes for the Wizards, who defeated the Pistons, 99-95.
Greene IV scored a career-high 26 points and Pointer had 24 points and eight rebounds as St. John’s beat Georgetown, 81-70, on Saturday.
Dez Wells had 13 points, six rebounds and six turnovers in his final home game as the Terrapins defeated visiting Michigan, 66-56, on Saturday afternoon.
Robert Covington added 13 points and Jason Richardson had 12 to help the 76ers defeat the Wizards, 89-81, prolonging Washington’s six-game losing streak.
The Cavaliers have reached an elite status that the Hokies can only dream of at this point. But even during a season full of losses, Virginia Tech has been encouraged by its performance and prospects for the future.
The NBA announced Friday afternoon that, beginning March 2, it will provide play-by-play officiating reports to the public covering the last two minutes and overtime of any close game.
Wells led Maryland in scoring during his first two seasons and ranks 25th in school history. His legacy, however, will be the leadership he provided on coach Mark Turgeon’s first NCAA tournament team with the Terrapins.
Lloyd, a Virginia native, became the first black player to play in the NBA when he stepped onto the floor for the Washington Capitols in 1950.
Mincy scored a career-high 28 points, Malina Howard and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough each added 16 and No. 5 Maryland defeated Indiana 83-72 Thursday night to move within one victory of completing a perfect Big Ten regular season.