Scores

Final

Howard 69

(3-5, 1-0 MEAC)

Longwood 75

(1-11, 1-6 home)

    3:00 PM ET, December 18, 2004

    Willett Hall, Farmville, Virginia

    1 2 T
    HOW 31 3869
    LONG 32 4375

    Longwood 75, Howard 69

    FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Michael Jefferson scored 21 points Saturday as Longwood picked up its first victory of the season by beating Howard 75-69.

    It was the 400th victory in 29 years of basketball for the Lancers (1-11), who are in the second year of a four-year transition from NCAA Division II to Division I.

    Longwood overcame 20 turnovers by shooting 50 percent from the field and by outscoring Howard (3-5) 16-7 from the free-throw line. Jefferson was 10-of-11 from the line.

    The game was tied nine times, and there were five lead changes.

    Cliffone Ault scored 26 points on 11-of-25 shooting for the Bison. Daryl Hudson added 15 points and Louis Ford 10.

    Maurice Sumter scored 15 points for the Lancers.

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