Big South Tournament - Longwood vs VMI Recap - VMI Wins 90-86
|Big South Tournament - Longwood vs VMI Recap - VMI Wins 90-86|
VMI got 31 points from Stan Okoye en route to a 90-86 victory over Longwood on Thursday at HTC Center.
VMI earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 8-point spread.
D.J. Covington had 26 points for VMI and Rodney Glasgow chipped in with 22 points. Rodney Glasgow had 6 assists for them, while Stan Okoye was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Longwood got a 36-point performance from Michael Kessens, who was supported by 16 points from Lucas Woodhouse. Lucas Woodhouse had 9 assists in a losing cause for Longwood, while Michael Kessens grabbed 16 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed VMI were victorious, as the score was 55-43 at the break.
Longwood won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-27.