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.
Okafor scored a career-best 30 points, and No. 4 Duke beat Virginia Tech, 91-86, in overtime on Wednesday night for the Blue Devils’ eighth consecutive victory.
Garnett, the face of the franchise who was reacquired in a trade from Brooklyn last week, had five points and eight rebounds as the Timberwolves handed the Wizards their fifth consecutive loss, winning 97-77.
Joe McDonald scored 17 points as George Washington snapped a four-game skid by knocking off St. Bonaventure, 69-46, on Wednesday night.
Terry Allen had a key block and two free throws in closing seconds of the second overtime to help Richmond beat No. 22 VCU, 67-63, on Wednesday night.
Virginia didn’t have two starters. Wake Forest never had a chance. The Cavaliers earned their seventh consecutive win by routing the Demon Deacons, 70-34, on Wednesday night.
With a variety of moves, Golden State’s baby-faced killer scored 32 points on the Wizards in a 114-107 victory on Tuesday.