VMI pulls away from Central Penn 109-86
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP)
Stan Okoye scored 22 points to lead six Virginia Military Institute players in double figures as the Keydets pulled away from Central Penn College 109-86 Thursday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.
VMI (4-5), which posted its highest point total of the season, led only 46-42 at halftime.
The Knights (6-8), members of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), still trailed by only three, at 57-54 with 15:35 left, before the Keydets used a 9-1 run to pull away.
VMI steadily built a huge cushion, taking its biggest lead at 104-75.
This was the teams' second meeting, with the Keydets winning 151-92 last season for the fourth-highest combined score in VMI history.
Devon Dorsey had 26 points and 12 rebounds to pace Central Penn, which outrebounded VMI 49-40.