Big South Conference Tournament - Longwood Falls 81-65 to Gardner-Webb - Recap
|Big South Conference Tournament - Longwood Falls 81-65 to Gardner-Webb - Recap|
Gardner-Webb grabbed an 81-65 win over Longwood on Wednesday, behind a 15-point effort from Tyrell Nelson at HTC Center.
Gardner-Webb was the ATS victor, as they covered the 13-point spread as a favorite.
Onzie Branch had 13 points for Gardner-Webb and Tyler Strange chipped in with 12 points. Naji Hibbert had 3 assists for them, while Jerome Hill was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
Longwood got 18 points from Tristan Carey in a losing cause and another 14 points from Karl Ziegler. Lucas Woodhouse contributed 4 assists for them, while Tristan Carey had 7 rebounds.
Gardner-Webb led at halftime, 39-26.
Gardner-Webb won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-22.