LEXINGTON, Va. -- D.J. Covington led four players in double figures with 19 points and eight rebounds as Virginia Military Institute turned a six-point halftime deficit into a 76-57 win over Campbell on Wednesday and snapped the Camels' five-game winning streak.
VMI (9-7, 4-0 Big South Conference) shot a porous 29.6 percent (8 of 27) in the first half as Campbell, which made 13 of 28 in the first half, took a 33-27 lead into intermission. The Keydets opened the second half with an 8-0 run to take their first lead 35-33.
Campbell (8-10, 3-1) tied the game at 41-all with 13:02 left but VMI outscored the Camels 21-4 over the next 5 minutes to jump ahead 62-45.
Reco McCarter led Campbell with 13 points.
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