December 02, 2014

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) Brian Brown and Tim Marshall each scored 16 points as Virginia Military Institute romped past Mid-Atlantic Christian 133-62 Tuesday night.

The Keydets (3-4) had their entire roster of 15 players score against the smaller Mustangs (1-8) who play in the USCAA. Twelve Keydets scored six points or better with Armani Branch hitting 14 and Phillip Anglade 12.

After a 2-2 tie inside the first minute, the Keydets took off like a train leaving the station, chugging ahead 11-2 two minutes later, then 30-10 in another few minutes ending up 76-34 at halftime. VMI led by as many as 73 in the second half.

The Keydets dominated the stats, outscoring the Mustangs 78-22 in the paint and 31-6 on second-chance points. Those go with a 70-44 edge in rebounds. VMI launched 105 shots and made 54.

Mid-Atlantic Christian shot just 28 percent, led by Marquice Sims' 17.

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