Norfolk State improved its
It was NSU’s first win against the
Despite numerous graduation losses, the defending regular-season and tournament champion Spartans (15-10) remained a half-game ahead of
Rob Brandenberg scored 21 points as
Jarvis Threatt scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his first collegiate double-double as Delaware (12-12, 7-4) won 79-72 at
Devon Saddler had 22 points and eight rebounds for Delaware, and Josh Brinkley had 17 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the floor. Jonathan Arledge had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Patriots. ...
Rafriel Guthrie poured in a career-high 23 points to help lift
Longwood (4-21, 1-10) snapped a 14-game slide, achieved its first road victory of the season and gained its first conference victory as a Division I program, winning 62-56 at Winthrop as Michael Kessens had 15 points. ...
Host Radford (11-14, 5-6) beat Presbyterian 76-65 as Javonte Green scored 27 and tied a career high with 13 rebounds. ...
Tashan Newsome scored 26 points, including 17 in the second half, to lead Gardner-Webb to a 71-68 victory over Liberty in Boiling Springs, N.C.
The senior guard's layup with 3:37 remaining put the Bulldogs ahead to stay, 57-55, and they broke a streak of six consecutive losses to the Flames (8-17, 4-7).
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LaGrange 73, CNU 68
Christopher Newport’s skid reached three games with a loss to the USA South newcomers (10-10, 3-8) in west
The Captains (15-5, 8-3), ranked 21st in Division III but almost certainly headed out of the next d3hoops.com top 25, lost despite Tra Benefield’s 25 points and seven rebounds and Nik Biberaj’s 10 points and 10 rebounds.
With the score 71-68, Connor Laframboise had an opportunity to tie the game with a 3-pointer, but he missed. Point guard Kyron Anderson, who did not play when CNU beat LaGrange in Newport News, clinched the Panthers' win with two free throws.
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Lance Darden scored 14 points and fellow sophomore Johnnie Ferebee added 12 as Apprentice improved to 16-8 with a 71-58 victory at Williamson in Media, Pa. ...
Virginia Wesleyan beat Guilford 70-62 in Greensboro, N.C., as Chris Astorga scored 22 and Chris Teasley 16 for the Marlins (17-6, 12-2
ODAC-leading Hampden-Sydney (21-2, 13-1) hit 13 of 25 3-point tries in routing Bridgewater 95-49. Former
Christopher Newport (20-2, 13-2 USA South), ranked 23rd by d3hoops.com, defeated Greensboro 65-53 at Freeman Center as Nicole Mitchell had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Tia Perry had 15 points.
CNU built a 28-5 lead, though the Pride recovered enough to make the score respectable. ...
Host Voorhees beat Apprentice 78-56 despite Christina Licano's 16 points.
Sophomore Shanae Hilliard added 15 points and junior Danita Whitaker had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Lady Builders, who trailed by 17 points at the half in Denmark, S.C. ...
Sarah Seipp scored 16 as visiting Virginia Wesleyan beat
Rachel Gordon had 17 points and 13 rebounds, her fourth double-double of the season, as Norfolk State (4-17, 2-8 MEAC) handled Delaware State 61-51. ...