The #21 Virginia Tech men's basketball team had its eight-game win streak snapped Wednesday night, as the Hokies lost 104-78 at NC State.
Tech was playing its first game as a ranked team since 2010.
The Hokies fell behind 55-30 at halftime, and allowed the Wolfpack to shoot 64.1% (41-of-64) from the field.
NC State freshman Dennis Smith Jr. had a triple-double with 27 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists.
Junior Abdul-Malik Abu made all nine of his field goal tries, and scored 20 points while grabbing 11 rebounds.
Junior Ahmed Hill led the Hokies with 17 points.
Virginia Tech (12-2, 1-1 ACC) will be back in action at #12 Florida State on Saturday at 2pm.
Mike Shiers joined the NBC29 News Team as a weekend sports anchor in September of 2009. Email
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