High Point vs VMI

High Point 78, VMI 67


LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) - John Brown scored 21 points as High Point rallied past Virginia Military Institute 78-67 Tuesday night to win its seventh straight game and claim sole possession of its first Big South Conference North Division title.

The Panthers (16-10, 11-3), who swept the season series for the first time since 2007-08, trailed 24-11 at the 4:44 mark. A 40-14 run spanning both halves catapulted High Point ahead, with the Panthers shooting 69.2 percent (18 of 26) in the second half.

After the Keydets clawed back to 66-60 with 3:36 left, High Point answered with a 10-2 run to put the game away.

Dejuan McGaughy scored 12 points, hitting 3 of 6 3-pointers, and Adam Weary added 11 points for the Panthers, who defeated VMI 96-69 on Jan. 23.

Stan Okoye scored 22 points, D.J. Covington 18 and Brian Brown 11 for the Keydets (11-14, 6-7), who have lost four straight.

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High Point Panthers
J. Brown, F3110-161-190421
A. Chaney, F282-34-44238
D. Edwards, G303-90-131028
D. McGaughy, G264-81-232012
A. Weary, G253-73-422211
J. Simms150-12-22212
D. Wallace151-40-02413
B. Mikulic120-22-22132
L. Cugini92-31-22007
C. Law92-20-22004
Totals 27-5514-2034231678
VMI Keydets
S. Okoye, F379-172-662122
D. Covington, F318-132-381418
N. Gore, F262-52-45126
J. Carr, G332-60-06754
B. Brown, G293-102-210111
P. Anglade130-00-01000
T. Marshall131-70-03013
D. Albritton121-40-02043
G. Stephenson40-10-00100
J. Watson20-00-00000
Totals 26-638-1535121867
Big South
NorthConf. W-LTot. W-L
High Point12-416-15
SouthConf. W-LTot. W-L
Coast. Car.11-521-13
Char. So.6-1013-18
Other games
DUQ 49 Final
BUT 68
IND 72 Final
MU 67 Final
SHU 46
VCU 62 Final
STL 76
UVA 50 Final
UM 54
FLA 60 Final