VMI shoots down Wright State 94-74

The Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) -- 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 Vest led Wright State (5-6) with 14 points, Dixon Miles scored 13 and AJ Pacher added 12.

Wright State stayed close early in the first half and the lead changed hands nine times until VMI pulled ahead 24-21 at 10:04 on a 3-pointer by Trey Chapman, then pulled away to lead 47-36 at halftime. The Keydets finished shooting 54.8 percent from beyond the 3-point arc.

VMI continued to dominate in the second half, leading by as many at 23 points and out-rebounding the Raiders 41-33.

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