Longwood beats Md.-Eastern Shore 98-86
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP)—Kevin Swecker scored 23 points to lead five Longwood players in double figures as the Lancers defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 98-86 on Wednesday night.
Longwood (12-10) won its fifth straight game and is 10-2 at home this season.
The Lancers shot 60.6 percent in the first half (20 of 33) for a 55-38 halftime margin and led by 25 with 14:16 left.
The Hawks (6-15) turned the ball over 22 times compared to 11 for Longwood. The Lancers rank fifth in Division I turnover margin (6.2), averaging 20.5 forced turnovers.
Maryland-Eastern Shore made only seven first-half field goals, compensating with 23 of 27 free throws. For the game, the Hawks were 35 of 45 from the line.
Billy Robinson Jr. added 19 points for the Lancers, Ryan Bogan had 13, Durann Neil tallied 12 and Antwan Carter scored 10.
Chris Conner led the Hawks with 24 points.