Big South Conference Tournament - VMI Defeats Gardner-Webb 90-77 - Recap
VMI got 21 points from D.J. Covington en route to a 90-77 victory over Gardner-Webb on Friday at HTC Center.
VMI was a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
VMI got 20 points from Rodney Glasgow and another 19 points from QJ Peterson. Rodney Glasgow contributed 5 assists, while D.J. Covington cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Gardner-Webb got 22 points from Jerome Hill in a losing cause and another 15 points from Tyler Strange. Tyler Strange contributed 2 assists for them, while Jerome Hill had 16 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed VMI were victorious, as the score was 39-28 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Gardner-Webb as they grabbed 49 boards, while VMI only had 44.