CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Virginia Tech put on a sharpshooting clinic Friday afternoon at the Spectrum Center on its way to an 86-49 win against St. Bonaventure.
Hunter Cattoor scored a career-high 21 points in Tech’s dominating performance. The junior shot 5-for-5 from beyond the arc, tying his career high in three-point field goals made.
Virginia Tech led throughout the entire contest, jumping out to a 13-0 lead from the tip. St. Bonaventure, which shot 33.3 percent from the field, didn’t register a bucket until 13:42 remained in the first half.
As a whole, the Hokies made 13 three-point field goals, which surpasses their previous season high of 12 set against Cornell.
Storm Murphy also netted a season high in scoring with 18 points. The graduate transfer from Wofford shot 4-for-7 from beyond the arc, including 3-for-4 in the first half.
Virginia Tech did a great job disrupting St. Bonaventure shots in the contest, coming away with five blocks. Aluma’s two rejections led the way individually for the Hokies.