Virginia-Lynchburg vs VMI

VMI 102, Va. Lynchburg 61

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LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) - D.J. Covington recorded his third double-double of the season and Virginia Military Institute dominated Virginia-Lynchburg 102-61 Monday in a nonconference game.

Covington made 10 of 11 shots en route to 26 points and pulled down 10 boards. Stan Okoye added 17 points and nine rebounds for the Keydets, who built a 56-39 rebounding advantage.

Phillip Anglade broke open a 4-all tie with a jumper and a three-point play on consecutive possessions and VMI (4-5) used a 21-2 run to take a 25-6 lead with 10:33 left in the first half.

Virginia-Lynchburg (5-9) never got any closer than 18 as the Keydets took a 52-23 lead into intermission and pushed their lead to as much as 34, 84-50, in the second half.

The Keydets forced a season high 31 turnovers on the strength of 20 steals. VMI scored 31 points off those errors and 50 points in the paint.

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Scoreboard
Virginia-Lynchburg (0-1)233861
VMI (4-5) «5250102

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Virginia-Lynchburg Dragons
D. Gravely, F343-180-08256
J. Zornjan, F192-50-06154
L. McPhaul, G300-49-123249
D. Zimin, G295-101-332313
D. McKoy, G130-10-03020
L. Janenas251-20-01222
E. Shakhmetov227-134-660418
M. Sheffield101-30-01103
T. Talavae101-30-00003
N. Kulba41-30-01003
J. Wilson40-20-02010
Totals 21-6414-2139102661
 32.8%66.7% 
VMI Keydets
S. Okoye, F236-84-694217
N. Gore, F140-70-08100
D. Covington, C2110-116-8100226
B. Brown, G203-80-05218
R. Glasgow, G191-55-63208
P. Anglade174-51-35019
J. Carr172-22-43426
D. Albritton154-90-030210
G. Stephenson152-40-00124
C. Burton132-80-02236
J. Watson110-12-23132
T. Marshall101-82-21135
D. Absher50-11-20001
Totals 35-7723-33561821102
 45.5%69.7% 

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Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329
 
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