Scores

Final

Longwood 65

(3-20, 0-9 Big South)

Gardner-Webb 76

(13-10, 5-4 Big South)

    7:00 PM ET, February 2, 2013

    Paul Porter Arena, Boiling Springs, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    LONG 35 3065
    WEBB 38 3876

    Top Performers

    Longwood: M. Kessens 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Gardner-Webb: T. Newsome 26 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Gardner-Webb 76, Longwood 65

    Associated Press

    BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. -- Tashan Newsome scored 26 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field to lead Gardner-Webb to a 76-65 victory over Longwood in a Big South Conference game Saturday night.

    Jarvis Davis and Jerome Hill had 13 points apiece, and Kevin Hartley contributed 10 for the Runnin' Bulldogs (13-10, 5-4), who have won three straight.

    Michael Kessens scored 21 points, Jeylani Dublin added 14 and Tristan Carey 13 for the Lancers (3-20, 0-9), who have lost 13 in a row in their first year in the Big South. Longwood leads the series 5-4, but the teams haven't played since 2008.

    Longwood led 43-42 3:01 into the second half, but Gardner-Webb's 20-3 run made it 62-46 to put the game away.

    Gardner-Webb shot 54.7 percent from the field (29 of 53) and 77.8 percent from the line (14 of 18), including 7 of 9 by Newsome. Longwood lost the rebounding battle 34-21.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LONG
    WEBB
    Points 65 76
    FG Made-Attempted 26-52 (.500) 29-53 (.547)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-13 (.154) 4-10 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 14-18 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 17

    2012-13 Season

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