Longwood wins shootout with The Citadel 110-94
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Isaiah Walton scored a season-high 29 points off the bench and Shabooty Phillips added his third double-double of the season to send Longwood to a 110-94 victory over The Citadel on Saturday.
Walton, in his second game after missing seven straight with an injury, hit 5 of 10 from 3-point range and all 10 of his free throws for the Lancers (10-5). Phillips finished with 23 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. Juan Munoz and Damarion Geter scored 10 each as Longwood made it to 10 wins under first-year coach Griff Aldrich faster than any other team in its 15-year Division I history.
Lew Stallworth, who has scored in double figures in all 12 games, topped the Bulldogs (9-3) with 23 points and seven assists. Zane Najdawi notched his third double-double in four games with 17 points and 14 rebounds, while Matt Frierson and Kaiden Rice scored 17 and 16, respectively.
Longwood led 50-42 at halftime. The Bulldogs cut the lead to one point with 8:14 left to play, but the Lancers closed out the contest with a 30-15 run.
The Citadel entered the game averaging 99.5 points per game, tops in the nation. It was Longwood’s highest scoring game since a 110-89 win over VMI in 2011.