Darrien Allen scored 24 factors on eight-for-12 capturing and Khris Lane scored 12 and gathered eleven rebounds as Longwood beat Division III Averett 86-sixty seven on Wednesday night time.
Longwood (three-6) shot 34 for fifty five (sixty one.eight %) to Averett’s 24 for sixty seven (35.eight) from the ground. Isaiah Walton added 17 factors and JaShaun Smith and Chris Shields every added 10 factors for the Lancers.
Taj Thompson made a pair of free throws and James Contreras Jr.’s layup introduced the Cougars to inside seventy seven-sixty seven however they could not get nearer. Longwood maintained a double-digit lead for a lot of the recreation.
Allen’s three within the first half gave Longwood a 23-eleven lead with 12:forty four to play earlier than halftime. Darin Ketner later buried a three for Averett decreasing the deficit to 32-29 however the Lancers responded with 10-three run to shut the half with a 12-level lead.
Longwood leads the all-time matchup between the groups with a 7-5 edge.