FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) -- D.J. Thompson scored 15 points and hit
five of Appalachian State's 14 3-pointers Monday night as the
Mountaineers won for the first time in nine road games and handed
Longwood its 11th consecutive loss, 89-59.
The Mountaineers (9-9) shot better than 55 percent overall,
including 14-for-25 on 3-pointers. They also got 14 points from
Herbert Jones, 12 from Nathan Cranford, 11 from Noah Brown and 10
from Courtney Polk. Eleven Appalachian States players scored.
Longwood (1-22), which also started the season with 11 straight
losses before beating Howard, was led by Michael Jefferson with 20
points and Lamas Barrett with 13.
The Lancers trailed 11-2 after less than 2 minutes and 45-29 by
halftime. They shot just 34 percent, missed 10 of 24 free throws
and 17 of 18 3-point attempts.