Presbyterian vs VMI

VMI 78, Presbyterian 70

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LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) - Stan Okoye scored 27 points, including seven in overtime to lead Virginia Military Institute over Presbyterian 78-70 Saturday.

D.J. Covington's layup put the Keydets (6-7, 1-2 Big South Conference) ahead 65-63, 17 seconds into the extra period. Then, after a turnover by Presbyterian's Al'Lonzo Coleman, Okoye hit a 3 to give the Keydets a five-point lead with 4:02 remaining.

Josh Johnson pulled the Blue Hose (7-6, 1-2) within three, 68-65, on a jumper with 3:32 left. But VMI answered on a 6-2 run - featuring four points by Okoye - over the next 2:44, to snap a two game skid.

The Keydets, who shot 87 percent from the free-throw line (20 of 23), were 8 of 8 in overtime.

Keith Gabriel finished with 17 points for the Keydets, who gave up 20 points fewer than their average allowed by an opponent.

Khalid Mutakabbir led the Blue Hose with 24 points.

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Presbyterian Blue Hose
A. Coleman, F373-97-1082513
E. Washington, F201-51-25343
J. Johnson, G435-110-031314
P. Miller, G434-80-063212
K. Mutakabbir, G429-183-637424
R. McTavish282-90-02024
J. Reynolds80-00-02100
R. Hargrave40-10-00010
Totals 24-6111-1835172170
 39.3%61.1% 
VMI Keydets
R. Burks, F372-40-15454
Q. Upshur, F282-63-34127
N. Gore, F200-12-22142
D. Covington, C102-30-01014
K. Gabriel, G327-112-221317
S. Okoye368-139-1094427
M. Sparks211-10-00002
R. Glasgow192-34-54209
J. Weethee182-40-02116
W. Whiting40-10-00010
Totals 26-4720-2329142178
 55.3%87% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop13-523-9130
High Point13-521-11157
UNC-Ash.12-622-12137
Coast. Car.12-621-12164
Gardner-Webb10-817-16209
Liberty10-813-19264
Radford9-916-15191
Campbell5-1312-18308
Presbyterian5-1311-20319
Longwood5-1310-23323
Char. So.5-139-21298

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Chattanooga15-329-650
ETSU14-423-1186
Furman11-719-16167
Wofford11-715-17200
W. Carolina10-816-18166
UNC-Green.10-815-19237
Mercer8-1019-15194
Samford4-1414-19252
VMI4-149-21317
Citadel3-1510-22322
 
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