Longwood vs Eastern Kentucky

E. Kentucky 78, Longwood 71


RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Jaron Jones scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half as Eastern Kentucky came back to defeat Longwood 78-71 in a nonconference game Sunday.

The senior guard scored nine points during a 13-4 run that pulled the Colonels (12-9) into a 50-50 tie. Later, he scored baskets on three consecutive possessions for a 61-56 lead with 9:39 remaining.

The Lancers (7-13) got within three points, 74-71, with 30 seconds left on a 3-pointer by Jan van der Kooij and two free throws by David Robinson. But Joshua Jones and Jeff Allgood hit two free throws apiece to secure the win for Eastern Kentucky.

The Colonels shot 60.7 percent (17 of 28) in the second half to 28.6 percent (10 of 35) for the Lancers.

Mike DiNunnon scored 14 points for Eastern Kentucky.

Tristan Carey led Longwood with 25 points and Antwan Carter scored 19.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
Longwood (7-13)403171
Eastern Kentucky (12-9) «354378

Related Video


CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

Longwood Lancers
J. van der Kooij, F302-61-28246
A. Carter, C348-193-592219
J. Bowman, G402-63-45637
M. Washington, G341-62-21215
T. Carey, G269-142-253525
D. Robinson312-102-44117
J. Havenstein51-10-00022
Totals 25-6213-1936161871
Eastern Kentucky Colonels
J. Jones, F3611-140-252423
E. Stutz, F164-91-33039
D. Riggs, G330-42-22322
M. DiNunno, G297-120-122314
J. Jones, G213-52-22249
J. Johnson245-80-292011
J. Allgood191-13-35215
J. Newby112-40-02005
T. Knipp60-00-00000
T. Filipek50-00-01030
Totals 33-578-1531132078
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State0-08-3158
Tenn. Tech0-08-4114
Tenn. St.0-05-4220
Eastern Ky.0-05-6288
Morehead St.0-04-6255
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-07-2138
SE Missouri St.0-06-5247
Austin Peay0-04-6251
UT Martin0-03-8295
Eastern Ill.0-02-7308
Other games
PSU 54 Final
Indiana 73
Wisc 67 Final
Illinois 63
VT 47 Final
Virginia 45