Efianayi leads Gardner-Webb to 93-70 win over Brevard
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi scored 28 points, D.J. Laster had a double-double and Gardner-Webb rolled to a 93-70 win over Division III Brevard College on Tuesday.
Laster had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs (2-3), who broke the game open with 9-0 and 10-0 runs in the final 7½ minutes of the first half. Efianayi had 19 points at the half that ended with a 45-31 lead. The Bulldogs shot 58 percent and the Tornados, who played the game as an exhibition, shot 34 percent, making just 3 of 16 3-pointers.
Gardner-Webb kept a hot hand in the second half, shooting 59 percent, which kept Brevard, which shot 58 percent, from mounting a challenge.
Six additional players scored eight or nine points for the Bulldogs, who finished 10 of 20 from distance and had a 43-26 rebounding advantage.
Divese Cason had 17 points for Brevard.