|Virginia Tech beats St. John's 81-67|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 21 December 2008 11:42|
The Hokies (8-4) beat the Red Storm in the final at Madison Square Garden just as they did in 2007.
St. John's (9-2) was trying for a record 15th title in its 43rd appearance in the event.
Virginia Tech used a 10-0 run of offensive rebounds and 3-pointers to take control midway through the second half. Vassallo and Delaney each had a 3-pointer in the run that made it 57-45 with 13:50 to play. One of those 3s and the other two field goals in the spurt came after the Hokies grabbed an offensive rebound.