Navy defeats Longwood 81-80

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP)—Kaleo Kina hit a pair of free throws with 7.3 seconds to play to give Navy an 81-80 victory over Longwood on Tuesday night.

Longwood (6-8) had gone ahead 80-79 on a basket by Kevin Swecker with 11 seconds to play, wiping out a seven-point Navy (9-4) lead with 2:41 to play.

After Swecker’s basket, Kina drove the lane and was fouled by Billy Robinson. Kina hit the two free throws to put the Midshipmen up by the final margin. Longwood had a shot attempt to win the game, but E.J. Dawson missed a layup just before the buzzer.

Kina led Navy with 21 points and Chris Harris added 20 points. Mark Veazey added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Midshipmen.

Ryan Bogan led the Lancers with 21 points and Dana Smith scored 19 points before fouling out with 44 seconds to play. Swecker had 13 points, scoring 11 in the second half.

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