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Virginia Tech basketball: Hokies dominate Coppin State 100-55 in season opener

The Virginia Tech Hokies kicked off the 2023-24 men’s college basketball season Monday night at Cassell Coliseum with a 100-55 win over the Coppin State Eagles.

It was a part of a doubleheader on opening night, as the women’s team took care of business against High Point with a 94-55 win.

As for the men, 11 Hokies played on Monday — and everyone scored. Five Virginia Tech players scored in double figures, led by junior point guard Sean Pedulla, who scored 15 points.

Center Lynn Kidd (14), guard Hunter Cattoor (13), guard/forward Tyler Nickel (12) and freshman guard Brandon Rechsteiner (12) also scored in double figures.