Scores

Final

Savannah State 76

(9-9, 0-8 away)

Longwood 86

(8-10, 6-2 home)

    2:00 PM ET, January 17, 2009

    Willett Hall, Farmville, Virginia

    1 2 T
    SAV 36 4076
    LONG 41 4586

    Top Performers

    Savannah State: A. Jones 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Longwood: R. Bogan 25 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 6 Stl, 1 Blk

    Longwood 86, Savannah St. 76

    Associated Press

    FARMVILLE, Va. -- Ryan Bogan scored a career-high 25 points to lead Longwood to an 86-76 victory over Savannah State on Saturday.

    Kevin Swecker added 19 points for the Lancers (8-10), who are seventh in Division I in turnover margin (5.6 a game), forced 27 turnovers to win for the first time in three games. Longwood committed 17 turnovers.

    Leading 41-36 at halftime, Longwood opened the second half on a 6-0 run for a 47-36 advantage with 18:30 remaining.

    Savannah State (9-9), which had won two straight games, cut the lead to 77-73 on Tracy Rankins' layup with 1:41 left, but Swecker hit a 3-pointer for an 80-73 advantage and Longwood sealed the win at the line.

    Dana Smith added 15 points and Billy Robinson Jr. finished with 11 points for the Lancers.

    Anthony Jones led Savannah State with 21 points. Rankins finished with 12 points and Jovonni Shuler added 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAV
    LONG
    Points 76 86
    FG Made-Attempted 30-52 (.577) 31-60 (.517)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-8 (.250) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 19-28 (.679)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 12

    2008-09 Season

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