Scores

Final

VMI 78

(11-13, 6-6 Big South)

Campbell 87

(11-16, 6-7 Big South)

2:00 PM ET, February 16, 2013

John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center, Buies Creek, North Carolina

1 2 T
VMI 30 4878
CAMP 40 4787

Top Performers

Virginia Military: D. Covington 31 Pts, 15 Reb, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

Campbell: A. Ryan 27 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

Campbell 87, VMI 78

Associated Press

BUIES CREEK, N.C. -- Andrew Ryan came off the bench to score a career-high 27 points Saturday to lead Virginia Military Institute to an 87-78 victory over Campbell in Big South Conference play.

The Camels (11-16, 6-7), who lost 76-57 at VMI on Jan. 16, led virtually throughout while getting double-figure scoring from four others. Antwon Oliver scored a career-high 17 points, Reco McCarter added 14, Darian Hooker had 11 and Trey Freeman posted a double-double with 10 points and a career-best 14 assists.

With the score tied 10-10, Campbell went on a 19-4 run and led 40-30 at halftime. The Keydets (11-13, 6-6) cut the lead to 63-57 but got no closer.

D.J. Covington led VMI with a double-double. He scored a career-high 31 points on 14 of 20 shooting, and his 15 rebounds tied his career best.

The Keydets shot 18.8 percent on 3-pointers (6 of 32). Campbell's bench outscored VMI's 60-18.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
VMI
CAMP
Points 78 87
FG Made-Attempted 28-73 (.384) 28-58 (.483)
3P Made-Attempted 6-32 (.188) 6-16 (.375)
FT Made-Attempted 16-25 (.640) 25-31 (.806)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 16

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 16, 2013 @VMI 76, CAMP 57Recap
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Research Notes

D.J. Covington had 31 points, 15 rebounds and four steals for VMI in Saturday's loss to Campbell. The last Division I player to reach those thresholds in a game was Lehigh's C.J. McCollum, who had 31, 15 and five against Colgate in Feb. 2011.

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