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JIMMY ROBERTSON Associated Press

 BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Jarell Eddie scored 14 points to lead Virginia Tech to a 75-54 win over Furman on Tuesday.

 Eddie made 6 of 15 from the floor, including two 3-pointers, and he also grabbed 10 rebounds for his second straight double-double.

 The Hokies (4-3) also got 13 points from Marshall Wood and 12 points from Will Johnston. Johnston hit four 3-pointers and Wood hit three 3's as the Hokies hit a season-high 12 3-pointers.

 Furman(2-3) scored the first basket of the game on a jumper by Stephen Croone. But the Hokies answered with an 18-1 run to take control of the game and never trailed again.

 

 Croone led the Paladins with 27 points. He hit 8 of 14 from the floor and 10 of 11 from the free-throw line.

 The Hokies played without freshman guard Ben Emelogu, who sat out with a concussion. Emelogu was averaging 14 points per game.