High Point vs VMI

High Point 78, VMI 67

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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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Scoreboard
High Point (16-10) «265278
VMI (11-14)283967

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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
 49.1%70% 
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
 41.3%53.3% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329
 
Other games
DUQ 49 Final
BUTL 68
IND 72 Final
MIST 68
MU 67 Final
SETON 46
VCU 62 Final
STL 76
UVA 50 Final
MIAMI 54
FLA 60 Final
MIZZ 63