VMI shoots down Wright State 94-74
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP)
QJ Peterson scored a game-high 21 points and four teammates scored double digits Saturday as VMI beat Wright State 94-74 with a balanced attack and by making 17 of 31 3-point attempts.
Brian Brown, Jordan Weethee and Rodney Glasgow each scored 15 for VMI (5-4), and Brown scored a game-high five 3-pointers. D.J. Covington scored 14 points and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds.
Wright State stayed close early in the first half and the lead changed hands nine times until VMI pulled ahead 24-21 at 10:04 on a 3-pointer by Trey Chapman, then pulled away to lead 47-36 at halftime. The Keydets finished shooting 54.8 percent from beyond the 3-point arc.
VMI continued to dominate in the second half, leading by as many at 23 points and out-rebounding the Raiders 41-33.