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Haws' 42 leads BYU past Virginia Tech 97-71

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Haws' 42 leads BYU past Virginia Tech 97-71

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Tyler Haws scored a career-high 42 points, including six 3-pointers, and Brigham Young routed Virginia Tech 97-71 Saturday in the Cougars' final warm-up before West Coast Conference play begins next week.

Haws had a chance to tie a school record the last time BYU played at the Utah Jazz arena in Salt Lake City after opening the season with six straight 20-point games. But the sophomore guard fell two points short in a blowout victory over Montana on Nov. 28.

On Saturday, he more than made up for that.

He had 29 points by halftime after opening 9 of 13, including 6 of 8 from beyond the arc.

By then the Cougars (10-4) were leading 56-31 against a Hokies team that has dropped its last two by a combined 62 points.

Erick Green, the nation's leading scorer, finished with 12 points on 4 of 17 shooting for Virginia Tech (9-4).

VCU loses fourth consecutive game to St. Louis

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VCU loses fourth consecutive game to St. Louis

ST. LOUIS -- Javonte Perkins had 25 points as Saint Louis topped VCU 80-62 on Friday night.

Hasahn French had 18 points for Saint Louis (19-8, 8-6 Atlantic 10 Conference). Terrence Hargrove Jr. added 11 points. Jordan Goodwin had 10 points.

Marcus Santos-Silva had 11 points for the Rams (17-10, 7-7), who have now lost four consecutive games. De'Riante Jenkins added 10 points.

Saint Louis plays Saint Joseph's at home on Wednesday. VCU faces UMass on the road on Wednesday.

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Georgia Tech at Syracuse: Time, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Georgia Tech at Syracuse: Time, TV Channel, How to Watch

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the Syracuse Orange face off in the Carrier Dome Saturday as both teams try to rise in the ACC. 

Syracuse has a 14-12 overall record and is looking to gain momentum as they are coming off a three-game losing streak. The team most recently had a tough loss against Louisville at home. 

Georgia Tech (13-13) hopes to sustain the energy from their two wins last week, one being against the Louisville Cardinals. 

The two teams faced off earlier in the season and Syracuse had an impressive victory, outscoring Georgia Tech by 34 with a final score of 97-63. 

Both Syracuse and Georgia Tech have a 7-8 record in conference play and are currently locked in a three-way tie for 6th in the ACC with Notre Dame. 

Georgia Tech vs. Syracuse: How to Watch

Who: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Syracuse Orange
What: ACC basketball on NBC Sports Washington
When: Saturday, February, 22, 4 p.m. ET
Where: Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY
TV Channel: You can watch Georgia Tech vs. Syracuse on NBC Sports Washington Plus (Channel Finder) 

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