Scores

Final

Longwood 65

(1-27, 0-16 away)

Appalachian St 79

(15-9, 8-5 Southern)

7:00 PM ET, February 16, 2005

Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina

1 2 T
LONG 31 3465
APP 36 4379

Top Performers

Longwood: M. Sumter 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 5 Stl, 1 Blk

Appalachian State: D. Thompson 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

Appalachian St. 79, Longwood 65

BOONE, N.C. (AP) -- D.J. Thompson scored 15 points to lead Appalachian State in a 79-65 win against Longwood on Wednesday night.

Four other players for Appalachian State (15-9) also scored in double figures, with Noah Brown adding 14 and Herbert Jones chipping in 11. Clint Deas added 10 points and nine rebounds.

Michael Jefferson scored 22 points for Longwood (1-27), while Maurice Sumter and Husein Pistoljevic each added 14.

Longwood trailed just 36-31 at halftime despite shooting 40 percent from the field. They connected on 8 of 17 3-point attempts in the second half, but managed to make just 4 of 16 shots inside the arc.

They also couldn't keep up at the free-throw line, where the Mountaineers were 20-for-31 to just 3-for-5 for Longwood.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LONG
APP
Points 65 79
FG Made-Attempted 26-68 (.382) 26-53 (.491)
3P Made-Attempted 10-28 (.357) 7-25 (.280)
FT Made-Attempted 3-5 (.600) 20-31 (.645)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 14

2004-05 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 31, 2005 APP 89, @LONG 59Recap
» Feb 16, 2005 @APP 79, LONG 65Recap