LEXINGTON, Va. -- Freshman D.J. Covington tied a school record with nine blocks and Virginia Military Institute defeated Southern Virginia 94-78 on Tuesday night.
The win moved the Keydets to 5-0 for the first time since 1921-22.
Covington, who also had 13 points and nine rebounds, tied Eric Mann's mark set against The Citadel on Jan. 15, 2000.
VMI jumped out to a 55-25 lead at halftime behind nine 3-pointers.
Nick Gore finished with four 3-pointers and 14 points for the Keydets, who were 11 of 45 from long range (24.4 percent).