Longwood 57

(1-19, 0-13 away)

Utah Valley 75

(5-9, 5-1 home)

    9:05 PM ET, January 7, 2005

    UCCU Center, Orem, Utah

    1 2 T
    LONG 33 2457
    UVU 40 3575

    Utah Valley State 75, Longwood 57

    OREM, Utah (AP) -- Ronnie Price scored 28 points to lead Utah Valley State in a 75-57 win over Longwood Friday night.

    Utah Valley State (5-9) led by as many as 13 points in the first half on the strength of a 21-2 run in which the Wolverines scored 16 straight points. The Wolverines also connected on nine of their 19 3-point attempts.

    Pierre Thomas led the team in the first half by scoring 13 points. He finished the game with 15 as the Wolverines second leading scorer.

    The Lancers cut the lead to three with 12 minutes to play in the game, but the Wolverines pulled away. Price scored Utah Valley's final nine points to seal the victory.

    Michael Jefferson, Longwood's leading scorer who has averaged 16 points per game, was held to just three points Friday. Maurice Sumter led the Lancers with 17 points and ten rebounds while Lamar Barrett contributed 12.

    Longwood (1-19) has now lost eight straight games.

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