Erick Green's Poor Shooting at North Carolina Dooms Virginia Tech

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Erick Green's Poor Shooting at North Carolina Dooms Virginia Tech
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With Virginia Tech's Erick Green enduring his worst scoring effort of the season in an Atlantic Coast Conference game, the main ingredient was in place for a blowout loss Saturday at North Carolina. It just so happens Tech caught UNC on an afternoon when it wasn't playing anywhere near its best basketball, but the Hokies needed more. UNC's 72-60 victory in overtime proved that less-than-sharp from a team with as many weapons as the Tar Heels have is still good enough to beat a Hokies team that doesn't have the Green they've come to expect. Tech (11-10 overall, 2-6 ACC), which built a 12-point lead in the first four minutes, has lost four consecutive games, and eight of its last 10...

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