Gardner-Webb vs VMI

D.J. Covington leads VMI over Gardner-Webb 90-77

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CONWAY, S.C. (AP) D.J. Covington scored 21 points and Rodney Glasgow added 20 points and five assists as No. 2 seed Virginia Military defeated third-seeded Gardner-Webb 90-77 in a Big South quarterfinal on Friday night.

VMI (19-11) will play top-seeded Coastal Carolina (19-12) in the semifinals on Saturday.

QJ Peterson hit a 3-pointer to give the Keydets a 79-61 lead with 4:01 to play. Gardner-Webb answered with a 12-2 run, including three-straight 3s by Tyler Strange, to pull within 81-73. The Keydets closed on a 9-4 run to cap the scoring.

Covington was 10 of 13 from the field and had nine rebounds and four blocks. Glasgow made 7 of 12 shots, including two 3-pointers. Peterson finished with 19 points.

Jerome Hill scored 22 points, and grabbed 16 rebounds for the second game in a row to lead Gardner-Webb (18-15). Strange had 15 points, including four 3-pointers.

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Scoreboard
Gardner-Webb (18-15)284977
VMI (19-11) «395190

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Char. So.0-04-5326
High Point0-04-6305
Gardner-Webb0-04-8278
Longwood0-03-8349

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ETSU0-06-4129
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VMI0-05-5297
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W. Carolina0-04-7186
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