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Big South Tournament: Winthrop, Coastal Carolina Advance to the Final

CONWAY, S.C. -- The 2014 VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championships final is set, and while many may have guessed one participant, the other was not so easy to predict.  A Southern Division team will represent the conference in the NCAA, as fourth-seeded Winthrop (20-12) will face off against top-seeded -- and host -- Coastal Carolina on ESPN2 at noon on Sunday.Here’s a look...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Big South Tournament: VMI Defeats Gardner-Webb 90-77

CONWAY, S.C. -- Gardner-Webb surely didn’t want a repeat of their last meeting with VMI in the Big South tournament quarterfinal.  That game went to four overtimes, where VMI finally came away with a 108-104 victory after three separate buzzer-beaters.Of course, they didn’t want what they got here on Friday night, either, as VMI seemed unable to miss and the Runnin’ Bulldogs...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Covington carries VMI past Radford 88-76

D.J. Covington scored 29 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Rodney Glasgow added 26 points as Virginia Military defeated Radford 88-76 on Saturday. Covington, who had a career-high 33 points in his last game, made 10 of 13 shots and 9 of 12 free throws for the Keydets (17-10, 10-4 Big South). Glasgow made all eight of his free throws as VMI finished 21 of 29 from the line and shot...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Peterson sparks VMI over Liberty 77-70

QJ Peterson had 18 points with 12 rebounds and made a key layup to lift Virginia Military Institute to a 77-70 victory over Liberty on Saturday night. D.J. Covington scored for VMI, tying the game at 68 with 1:59 to play. John-Caleb Sanders missed a layup on Liberty's ensuing possession before Peterson made a layup with 56 seconds left, giving VMI a 70-68 lead. The Keydets then...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

BUZZER BEATER(S): VMI Had To Do It Three Times

((HT: ESPN))To win in four overtimes over Gardner-WebbBrian Brown, DJ Covington, and Tim Marshall all had to hit shots to keep their Big South Conference contest going...And in the 4th free period, it all finally went the Keydets way..."Bless my guys. I just kept telling them to believe," VMI coach Duggar Baucom said after the game. "Some of those overtimes, we were...
Via Online Sports Guys
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

VMI edges Gardner-Webb 108-104 in quadruple OT

D.J. Covington pumped in 28 points on 13 of 16 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead VMI to a 108-104 win over Gardner-Webb in quadruple overtime Wednesday night. Brian Brown contributed 22 points, including the go-ahead jumper in the fourth OT, for VMI (13-9, 6-3 Big South), while Rodney Glasgow added 21 points and 12 rebounds, and QJ Peterson had 20 points. Brown also hit...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

VMI beats Longwood 95-72 in Big South opener

QJ Peterson scored 30 points and VMI rolled to a 95-72 victory over Longwood in a Big South opener Wednesday night. VMI's D.J. Covington added 15 points along with 16 rebounds and four blocks. The Keydets outrebounded Longwood 49-34 and had 19 offensive rebounds that led to 20 second-chance points. Rodney Glasgow also scored 15 points for VMI (8-6) with Brian Brown adding 11...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

VMI dominates Washington College 128-54

QJ Peterson scored 20 points to lead a high-scoring Virginia Military team in a 128-54 victory over Division III Washington College on Saturday. The 74-point victory was the largest in program history for VMI (6-6), which shot 63 percent from the field. Leading 17-10, VMI pulled away with a 25-8 run on its way to a 70-25 halftime lead. Washington College (3-7) scored just two points...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

VMI races past Va. Lynchburg 110-78

Rodney Glasgow scored a career-high 33 points and VMI hit the 100-point mark for the third time this season, in a 110-78 win over Virginia University of Lynchburg on Monday night. Glasgow's previous high was 31, set last season against Charleston Southern. This time he was 12 of 22 from the field, including 7 of 15 from 3-point range. He had 12 points at halftime and his final...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

VMI shoots down Wright State 94-74

QJ Peterson scored a game-high 21 points and four teammates scored double digits Saturday as VMI beat Wright State 94-74 with a balanced attack and by making 17 of 31 3-point attempts. Brian Brown, Jordan Weethee and Rodney Glasgow each scored 15 for VMI (5-4), and Brown scored a game-high five 3-pointers. D.J. Covington scored 14 points and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds. Matt...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

VMI has no problem with Bluefield State, 121-80

QJ Peterson scored 25 points and Jordan Weethee added 20 as Virginia Military ran past Division II Bluefield State 121-80. The game featured 160 combined field goal attempts and 58 shots from the free throw lines. The difference was VMI (3-1) made 46.9 percent of its shots and held Bluefield State to 25 of 79. The Keydets forced 20 turnovers and D.J. Covington scored 14 points...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Sophomores lead Wake past VMI, 98-71

Devin Thomas had 20 points and a career-high 17 rebounds, and Wake Forest routed VMI 98-71 on Tuesday night. Fellow sophomore Codi Miller-McIntyre added a career-high 23 points and has scored 20 in both games this season. They helped Wake Forest (2-0) open with consecutive wins for the second time in coach Jeff Bzdelik's four years. Travis McKie and Tyler Cavanaugh each scored...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

VMI Wins All-Military Classic over Air Force 71-63

D.J. Covington had 20 points and seven rebounds and QJ Peterson added 19 buckets and six rebounds to pilot VMI to its first All-Military Classic championship in three tries, beating Air Force 71-63. After a Tre Coggins 3-pointer pulled Air Force to within four at 24-20 with 4:45 in the half, VMI went on a 15-5 tear to seize a 14-point halftime lead. Air Force had only one field...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

VMI 94, Longwood 80

Stan Okoye scored 34 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead Virginia Military Institute to a 94-80 win over Longwood on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams. Rodney Glasgow finished with 11 points and 10 assists for the Keydets (13-16, 8-8 Big South Conference), who have won two straight. D.J. Covington had 16 points before fouling out and Brian Brown had 11 points...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

VMI 93, Longwood 60

Stan Okoye scored 27 points, D.J. Covington had 25 and Ronnie Glasgow handed out a season-high 11 assists to lead Virginia Military Institute to a 93-60 victory against Longwood in a Big South Conference game Wednesday night. Covington also had eight rebounds and five blocks, and Brian Brown scored 15 points for the Keydets (11-10, 6-3), who have won two in a row after losing three...
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February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

VMI 76, Campbell 57

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. Stan Okoye added 17 points, Rodney Glasgow 16 and Brian Brown 11 for VMI. Okoye, Glasgow and Covington combined to sink 20 of the Keydets...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

VMI 82, Liberty 69

Stan Okoye scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for a double-double to lead Virginia Military Institute to an 82-69 victory over Liberty Wednesday night in Big South Conference play. The Keydets (7-7, 2-0) took a 25-17 lead, led 38-28 at halftime and easily held off Liberty (4-12, 0-2) in the second half for the win. All five VMI starters scored in double figures. Okoye had...
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January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

VMI 86, Presbyterian 77

Stan Okoye scored a career-high 39 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help Virginia Military Institute beat Presbyterian 86-77 Saturday night in the Big South Conference opener for both teams. D.J. Covington scored 18 points and Rodney Glasgow added 17 for the Keydets (6-7). With Presbyterian trailing 32-27 with 4:18 remaining in the first half, VMI closed out the period on a...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

VMI overpowers Virginia-Lynchburg 102-61

D.J. Covington recorded his third double-double of the season and Virginia Military Institute dominated Virginia-Lynchburg 102-61 Monday in a nonconference game. Covington made 10 of 11 shots en route to 26 points and pulled down 10 boards. Stan Okoye added 17 points and nine rebounds for the Keydets, who built a 56-39 rebounding advantage. Phillip Anglade broke open a 4-all tie...
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December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

VMI 102, Va. Lynchburg 61

D.J. Covington recorded his third double-double of the season and Virginia Military Institute dominated Virginia-Lynchburg 102-61 Monday in a nonconference game. Covington made 10 of 11 shots en route to 26 points and pulled down 10 boards. Stan Okoye added 17 points and nine rebounds for the Keydets, who built a 56-39 rebounding advantage. Phillip Anglade broke open a 4-all tie...
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December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

VMI 90, Elon 81

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...
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November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

VMI 76, Old Dominion 71

Stan Okoye scored 22 points and D.J. Covington added 13 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocks as Virginia Military Institute held off Old Dominion 76-71 Wednesday night for the Keydets' first win over the Monarchs since 1978. After a 3-pointer by Dimitri Batten, who led Old Dominion with a career-high 21 points, made it 73-71 with 29 seconds left, VMI's Rodney Glasgow scored...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

VMI routs Central Pennsylvania 116-81

Nick Gore and D.J. Covington both recorded double-doubles in Virginia Military Institute's 116-81 rout of Central Pennsylvania on Tuesday in the home opener for the Keydets. Covington and Brian Brown tallied 20 points for VMI. Rodney Glasgow posted 17 points and nine assists, Stan Okoye and Nick Gore added 16 points apiece, and Tim Marshall came off the bench for 10 points....
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

VMI 116, Central Penn. College 81

Nick Gore and D.J. Covington both recorded double-doubles in Virginia Military Institute's 116-81 rout of Central Pennsylvania on Tuesday in the home opener for the Keydets. Covington and Brian Brown tallied 20 points for VMI. Rodney Glasgow posted 17 points and nine assists, Stan Okoye and Nick Gore added 16 points apiece, and Tim Marshall came off the bench for 10 points....
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

The Citadel 84, VMI 76

Mike Groselle scored 21 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in The Citadel's 84-76 win over Virginia Military Institute on Saturday. Marshall Harris III added 19 points and Matt Van Scyoc posted 18 points and seven rebounds for The Citadel, which outrebounded VMI 39-33. The teams entered halftime tied 34-34. After exchanging buckets, VMI took a 50-48 advantage behind D.J. Covington...
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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