Locke shot 9 of 16 from the floor and grabbed eight rebounds. Nicholas Paulos scored 16 points and Diante Baldwin chipped in 10 with eight boards for UNC Greensboro (6-13, 2-4 Southern League), which outrebounded VMI 53-40.
Greensboro had its largest lead, 53-47 with 9:42 to play. Fred Iruafemi scored and QJ Peterson drained a 3 to pull VMI within 53-52. Paulos answered with a 3, and the Spartans closed on a 22-11 run to seal it.
Phillip Anglade had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead VMI (6-12, 2-5). Tim Marshall and Trey Chapman added nine points apiece for the Keydets, who had a pair of one-point leads early in the second half.