High Point vs VMI

VMI 88, High Point 77

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LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) - Keith Gabriel scored 29 points and Stan Okoye added 25 to lead Virginia Military Institute to an 88-77 win over High Point on Thursday night.

The win for the Keydets was their 13th straight at home, which tied the second-best home winning streak in program history.

D.J. Covington added 13 points for the Keydets (10-9, 5-4 Big South Conference), who have won three games in a row and seven straight in the series.

The game was tied four times and there were four lead changes. VMI didn't put the game away until it used a 13-3 run for a 74-62 lead with 6:35 remaining. The lead never dipped below double digits the rest of the way and the Keydets had their biggest lead at 84-69 with 2 minutes to go.

Shay Shine scored 23 points, Nick Barbour added 15 and Corey Law had 11 for the Panthers (7-12, 3-6).

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VMI (10-9) «424688

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High Point Panthers
B. Mikulic, F202-80-04026
N. Barbour, G374-124-442415
S. Shine, G325-812-1363423
J. Cheek, G291-63-51326
J. Simms, G233-50-04237
X. Martin181-40-30022
D. Wallace171-41-24003
C. Law125-61-330311
T. Elliott91-20-00022
Q. Drye10-00-00000
T. Duncan10-00-01000
L. Harris11-10-00002
Totals 24-5621-3030102277
 42.9%70% 
VMI Keydets
S. Okoye, F3511-163-591425
R. Burks, F323-62-23418
D. Covington, C174-65-641413
K. Gabriel, G359-178-935329
R. Glasgow, G200-40-03010
M. Sparks282-82-23338
Q. Upshur121-40-04102
N. Gore100-00-01030
J. Weethee61-20-01033
J. Watson50-00-01000
Totals 31-6320-2437152288
 49.2%83.3% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Liberty0-08-3199
UNC-Ash.0-06-4162
Winthrop0-06-4178
Radford0-05-4145
Presbyterian0-06-5251
Campbell0-05-5310
Char. So.0-04-5327
High Point0-04-5302
Gardner-Webb0-03-8277
Longwood0-03-8351

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Furman0-08-3121
UNC-Green.0-08-3147
ETSU0-06-4151
Mercer0-06-4110
Wofford0-06-4156
Chattanooga0-05-5288
VMI0-05-5292
Citadel0-05-6304
W. Carolina0-03-7193
Samford0-03-8260
 
Other games
Wake 73 Final
DUKE 91
Virginia 70 Final
GT 38
Illinois 52 Final
PSU 54
NC 82 Final
VT 68
PEP 47 Final
STMA 61