The Citadel 91, Virginia-Wise 74
Freshman Ashton Moore scored a career-high 30 points as The
Citadel defeated Virginia Wise 91-74 on Monday night, snapping an
eight-game losing streak.
The Bulldogs (3-10) had not won a game since defeating Florida
Christian College 97-44 on Nov. 21.
Moore was 10 of 16 from the field, hitting 3 of 4 from beyond
the arc, and made 7 of 8 free throws. His previous high was 18
points in an 88-69 loss to Charleston Southern on Dec. 14.
Mike Groselle added 19 points and 13 rebounds for The Citadel,
which outrebounded the NAIA Cavaliers 37-24. Cosmo Morabbi also
scored 19 and DeVontae Wright had 11.
The Citadel led 49-40 at the half, then saw Virginia-Wise close
to 58-55 with 13:28 remaining. Morabbi and Groselle made layups to
get the lead back to seven and the Cavaliers did not threaten
Travis Berry led Virginia-Wise (4-7) with 20 points.