Scores

Final

High Point 88

(6-2, 2-2 away)

Longwood 72

(2-8, 2-3 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 17, 2005

    Willett Hall, Farmville, Virginia

    1 2 T
    HP 50 3888
    LONG 29 4372

    Top Performers

    High Point: I. Konare 23 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Longwood: M. Jefferson 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    High Point 88, Longwood 72

    FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Issa Konare had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Arizona Reid added 22 as High Point beat Longwood 88-72 on Saturday.

    The Panthers (6-2) shot 57.1 percent, holding Longwood to 39.4 percent shooting.

    Reid's layup at 12:33 in the first half gave High Point the lead for good and started an 18-4 run that put the Panthers up 32-16 with 8:02 left in the half. High Point stretched the lead to 50-29 at the break.

    The Lancers (2-8) came to within 13 with 13:08 remaining, but could get no closer. Two free throws and a 3-pointer by Troy Bowen ignited a 17-3 Panther run that put High Point up by 27 with 6:15 remaining.

    Longwood outscored High Point 43-38 in the second half, but it wasn't enough. Michael Jefferson scored 16 of his 18 after intermission. Lamar Barrett had 14 and Clayton Morgan contributed 15 rebounds, as Longwood won the battle of the boards 37-29.

    Mike Jefferson scored 13 for High Point, and Akeem Scott added 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HP
    LONG
    Points 88 72
    FG Made-Attempted 32-56 (.571) 26-66 (.394)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-11 (.545) 2-12 (.167)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-23 (.783) 18-21 (.857)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 25 2

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