LEXINGTON, Va. -- Stan Okoye scored 34 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead Virginia Military Institute to a 94-80 win over Longwood on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Rodney Glasgow finished with 11 points and 10 assists for the Keydets (13-16, 8-8 Big South Conference), who have won two straight. D.J. Covington had 16 points before fouling out and Brian Brown had 11 points.VMI went on a 10-0 run that was capped by Nick Gore's 3-pointer with 5:49 left in the first half to claim a 39-21 lead. The Keydets took their largest lead of the game at 66-45 when Okoye knocked down a 3-pointer with 17:58 left.Longwood (7-24, 4-12) failed to trim the deficit under double-digits the rest of the way.Michael Kessen led the Lancers with 17 points. Jeylani Dublin had 14 points and 12 rebounds, and Lucas Woodhouse added 11 points and nine assists.