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Green, Virginia Tech nip Bradley in OT 66-65

Published On: Dec 22 2012 11:01:47 PM CST
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Erick Green scored a career-high 31 points, including a go-ahead layup off an inbounds turnover with 21 seconds left, to lift Virginia Tech past Bradley 66-65 in overtime Saturday night in the Las Vegas Classic's third round.
    
Green's the nation's second-leading scorer, also had eight rebounds. He also converted a 3-point play with 26 seconds left after the Braves had led 65-61, cutting the lead to one.
    
Cadarian Raines had 16 points and nine rebounds for Virginia Tech (9-2).
    
Dyricus Simms-Edwards led Bradley (8-3) with 15 points and seven rebounds.
    
Trailing 66-65, Bradley's Walt Lemon Jr. (nine points) missed two potential go-ahead free throws with 11 seconds left. The Braves got the ball after the Hokies knocked it out of bounds at the :07 mark.
    
On the inbounds, Lemon Jr. drove around the right side and missed the potential winning basket with :02 left