The men's basketball team defeated Virginia Tech, 61-50, at the Palestra thanks to strong defense and junior forward Lavoy Allen's second double-double of the season. The Owls face Saint John's tomorrow in the finale of the Philly Hoop Group Classic.
The football team defeated Kent State, 47-13, for its ninth straight win. Freshman running back Matt Brown replaced injured back Bernard Pierce and ran for 156 yards and two touchdowns. Friday's game against Ohio will determine the MAC East.
The Owls defeated the Delaware Blue Hens, 76-56, in their season opener. Senior guard Ryan Brooks led the way with 23 points and 9 rebounds, while junior forward Lavoy Allen contributed 9 points and 15 rebounds. No. 20 Georgetown looms Tuesday.