FARMVILLE, Va. -- Branimir Mikulic scored a career-high 15 points off the bench and 12 High Point players scored as the Panthers dominated Big South Conference-foe Longwood 82-53 to win their fifth straight and sweep the season series Wednesday night.
The Panthers' five-game winning streak is their longest since 2009-10. They also beat the Lancers 88-60 on Jan. 30.
High Point shot 54.2 percent (32 of 59) from the field and 69.2 percent (9 of 13) from 3-point range while dishing 23 assists.
Shooting guard Jaylen Nowell, ranked No. 45 in the ESPN 100, chose the Washington Huskies on Wednesday over California. As a junior he led Garfield Heights to a state championship and was named MVP of the tournament.
Donnie Tyndall has filed an appeal to reverse the 10-year show cause penalty he received from the NCAA in April for violations that occurred while he was coaching Southern Mississippi.
Top-50 prospect Jaylen Nowell committed to Washington on Wednesday. Nowell, a shooting guard, is No. 45 on the ESPN 100.