Northwestern outlasts Virginia Tech on OT 81-79

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Bryant McIntosh scored 19 points to lead Northwestern to an 81-79 overtime victory over Virginia Tech on Tuesday in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

McIntosh hit 8 of 15 for the Wildcats (6-1), who shot 47.8 percent (32 of 67) from the floor. He also grabbed five rebounds and handed out four assists.

McIntosh's layup with 27 seconds left in overtime gave the Wildcats an 81-79 lead. Virginia Tech (4-3) then called a timeout, and the Hokies' Chris Clarke missed a baseline jumper at the buzzer that would have tied the game.

The Hokies trailed for nearly the entire second half, but tied the game on two free throws by Seth Allen with 55.3 seconds left that evened the game at 71. Both teams missed on chances to win the game in regulation.

Tre Demps added 17 points for the Wildcats, and Sanjay Lumpkin scored 12.

Allen led Virginia Tech with 25 points. Justin Bibbs added 17 while Clarke had 11 points and 13 rebounds.

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