Scores

Final

Savannah State 54

(10-15, 2-11 away)

Longwood 68

(11-17, 8-3 home)

    2:00 PM ET, February 20, 2010

    Willett Hall, Farmville, Virginia

    1 2 T
    SAV 17 3754
    LONG 30 3868

    Top Performers

    Savannah St: P. Hardy 12 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl

    Longwood: A. Mitchell 11 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast

    Longwood 68, Savannah St. 54

    Associated Press

    FARMVILLE, Va. -- Dana Smith scored 15 points, and Kevin Swecker and Antwan Carter scored 14 apiece as Longwood defeated Savannah State 68-54 on Saturday.

    Smith scored seven points and Carter six as the Lancers (11-17) built a 20-6 lead in the opening 6:16, and they led by as many as 18 points on the way to a 30-17 halftime lead. Swecker hit three 3-pointers in the first half and was 4-for-6 in the game.

    The Tigers (10-15) got no closer than seven points in the second half, 32-25 with 17 minutes remaining. Martiz Washington connected on three consecutive 3-pointers for Longwood that gave the Lancers a 45-30 lead with 10:10 left.

    Longwood outshot Savannah State 46.8 percent (22-for-47) to 36 percent (18-for-50) and benefited from 25 Tigers turnovers, although the Lancers committed 20 of their own.

    Patrick Hardy scored 12 points and Tracy Rankins 11 to lead Savannah State.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAV
    LONG
    Points 54 68
    FG Made-Attempted 18-50 (.360) 22-47 (.468)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-11 (.273) 7-15 (.467)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-23 (.652) 17-26 (.654)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 16

    2009-10 Season

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