Scores

Final

Elon 81

(4-2, 1-2 away)

VMI 90

(3-3, 2-0 home)

5:00 PM ET, November 24, 2012

Cameron Hall, Lexington, Virginia

1 2 T
ELON 46 3581
VMI 43 4790

Top Performers

Elon: J. Isenbarger 25 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Stl

Virginia Military: S. Okoye 30 Pts, 16 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

VMI 90, Elon 81

Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Stan Okoye scored 30 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, and D.J. Covington had 20 points to lead Virginia Military Institute to a 90-81 win over Elon on Saturday.

Brian Brown finished with 16 points for the Keydets (3-3), who have won three of their last four games. Rodney Glasgow chipped in with 10 points.

VMI trailed 52-48 with 17:00 left in the second half when Austin Hamilton scored on a layup. But the Keydets regained the lead and never fell behind again after scoring six straight points to pull ahead by two points.

VMI took a 74-65 lead with 7:09 remaining in the game on two free throws by Covington, who went 6 of 7 from the line. The Phoenix (4-2) cut VMI's lead to four points with just over five minutes left in the game, but was unable to pull closer.

Jack Isenbarger led Elon with 25 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ELON
VMI
Points 81 90
FG Made-Attempted 30-75 (.400) 29-60 (.483)
3P Made-Attempted 10-29 (.345) 7-19 (.368)
FT Made-Attempted 11-13 (.846) 25-31 (.806)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 10

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