VMI 97, Presbyterian 78
Austin Kenon and Stan Okoye scored 23 points apiece, leading
five Virginia Military Institute players in double-figure scoring
as the Keydets beat Presbyterian 97-78 on Thursday night.
Ron Burks and Michael Sparks added 14 points apiece, while Keith
Gabriel finished with 13 for the Keydets (8-14, 3-9 Big South
Conference), who snapped a two-game losing streak.
Kenon nailed five 3-pointers for VMI while Burks, Okoye and
Sparks each hit three 3s for the Keydets.
Both VMI (40.9 percent) and Presbyterian (40 percent) had
similar marks from beyond the arc, but the Keydets were 18-for-44
compared to a 6-for-15 night for the Blue Hose.
The Blue Hose went on a 22-8 run to open the game, but the
3-ball started falling for VMI after that. The Keydets hit 11 3s in
under 13 minutes to take a 57-39 halftime lead.
Chase Holmes scored 21 points for Presbyterian (4-20, 2-10).