Scores

Final

Longwood 72

(5-11, 0-1 Big South)

VMI 95

(8-6, 1-0 Big South)

7:00 PM ET, January 8, 2014

Cameron Hall, Lexington, Virginia

1 2 T
LONG 38 3472
VMI 45 5095

Top Performers

Longwood: L. Woodhouse 17 Pts, 1 Reb, 8 Ast, 2 Stl

Virginia Military: D. Covington 15 Pts, 16 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 4 Blk

VMI beats Longwood 95-72 in Big South opener

Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Va. -- QJ Peterson scored 30 points and VMI rolled to a 95-72 victory over Longwood in a Big South opener Wednesday night.

VMI's D.J. Covington added 15 points along with 16 rebounds and four blocks. The Keydets outrebounded Longwood 49-34 and had 19 offensive rebounds that led to 20 second-chance points. Rodney Glasgow also scored 15 points for VMI (8-6) with Brian Brown adding 11. VMI made 28 of 41 free-throw attempts.

Lucas Woodhouse led the Lancers (5-11) with 17 points and eight assists, Karl Ziegler added 15 points and Tristan Carey 10.

The Keydets led the entire way and were up 45-38 at halftime. The Keydets led 76-63 with 8:01 left when they outscored the Lancers 8-2, capped by three-point play by Glasgow for a 19-point advantage at 4:32. The lead never dipped under 16 points thereafter.

VMI improved to 8-0 at home and has won four straight over Longwood.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LONG
VMI
Points 72 95
FG Made-Attempted 27-65 (.415) 29-67 (.433)
3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 9-34 (.265)
FT Made-Attempted 14-19 (.737) 28-41 (.683)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 8, 2014 @VMI 95, LONG 72Recap
Mar 1, 2014 VMI 86, @LONG 66Recap