No. 16 Virginia Tech notch blowout win vs. Wake Forest

Keve Aluma scored 23 points, leading the 16th-ranked Virginia Tech Hokies to an 84-46 blowout win over the visiting Wake Forest Demon Deacons in an ACC game at Blacksburg, Va.It was the largest margin of victory ever for the Hokies against an ACC opponent.The Hokies (15-5, 9-4 ACC), who never trailed, improved to 10-2 at home, winning their sixth straight game in its series against the Demon Deacons.Wake Forest (6-13, 3-13) lost its fifth straight game overall, dropping to 1-8 on the road this season. Jonah Antonio led the Deacons with 12 points.Virginia Tech was without Jalen Cone, who missed his second straight game due to an injury. Cone leads the Hokies with 37 made three-pointers.But, even without Cone, the Hokies shot 53.4 percent from the floor, including 13-of-25 on three-pointers (52 percent).Beside Aluma, the Hokies got 15 points from Tyrece Radford. Nahiem Alleyne added 13 points and a game-high five assists.The Hokies honored Wabissa Bede and Cordell Pemsl on Senior Night. Bede scored five points. Pemsl, an Iowa graduate transfer and only other senior on the team, scored four points.With the win, the Hokies improved to 5-0 following a loss.