North Dakota 67, Longwood 59
Aaron Anderson scored 19 points and Patrick Mitchell added 18 as
North Dakota held off Longwood 67-59 Saturday.
With the Fighting Sioux (12-14) ahead 59-56, Anderson’s baseline
jumper with the shot clock expiring gave North Dakota a five-point
cushion with 1:32 remaining. Anderson hit four free throws and
Mitchell two in the final 40 seconds to seal it.
Mitchell had four 3-pointers and two blocked shots to become
just the second player in North Dakota history to score 1,000
points, grab 500 rebounds and block 150 shots, joining Chris
The Lancers (9-17), who suited up only seven players, led by
seven in the first half, but the Fighting Sioux got to 28-28 at
After North Dakota took a 50-38 lead, Longwood scored 10
straight, with Martiz Washington scoring the final eight, but the
Fighting Sioux answered with a 9-0 run.
Antwan Carter’s 21 points led the Lancers.