ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) -- Reggie Williams scored 28 points to lead VMI to a 91-81 upset of High Point on Thursday night in the semifinals of the Big South tournament.
The sixth-seeded Keydets (14-18) advance to Saturday's championship game against top seed Winthrop with a shot at the school's first NCAA tournament bid since 1977.VMI led by five at halftime, but Eugene Harris' 3-pointer put the No. 2 seed Panthers (22-10) ahead 52-50 with 16 minutes to go.The Keydets retook the lead three minutes later on a jumper by Travis Holmes and would take a 72-64 lead with eight minutes left. High Point trailed by only two with 5:20 left after Mike Jefferson's 3-pointer, but VMI scored the next eight points to put the game away.The two teams set a tournament record with 27 3-pointers and 69 attempts from behind the arc. The Panthers set a team record, making 15 3-pointers, while Harris matched the individual record for 3s by shooting 7-of-14 behind the arc.Harris led High Point with 23 points, while Jefferson added 17 points.Travis Holmes added 18 points and 10 rebounds, while Fred Robinson added 16 points for VMI.