BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — -

D.J. Covington pumped in 28 points on 13 of 16 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead VMI to a 108-104 win over Gardner-Webb in quadruple overtime Wednesday night.

Brian Brown contributed 22 points, including the go-ahead jumper in the fourth OT, for VMI (13-9, 6-3 Big South), while Rodney Glasgow added 21 points and 12 rebounds, and QJ Peterson had 20 points. Brown also hit the 3-pointer at the end of regulation that tied the game at 73 to force the first OT, while Covington hit a jumper at the end of the second OT to force the third extra period.

Gardner-Webb (12-12, 5-4) trailed 35-32 at the break but neither team broke open a double-digit lead in the longest game of the season.

Tyrell Nelson led the Runnin' Bulldogs with career-high 24 points and 25 rebounds, while Jerome Hill had 15 points and 15 rebounds.

VMI edges Gardner-Webb 108-104 in quadruple OT
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — D.J. Covington pumped in 28 points on 13 of 16 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead VMI to a 108-104 win over Gardner-Webb in quadruple overtime Wednesday night.

Brian Brown contributed 22 points, including the go-ahead jumper in the fourth OT, for VMI (13-9, 6-3 Big South), while Rodney Glasgow added 21 points and 12 rebounds, and QJ Peterson had 20 points. Brown also hit the 3-pointer at the end of regulation that tied the game at 73 to force the first OT, while Covington hit a jumper at the end of the second OT to force the third extra period.

Gardner-Webb (12-12, 5-4) trailed 35-32 at the break but neither team broke open a double-digit lead in the longest game of the season.

Tyrell Nelson led the Runnin' Bulldogs with career-high 24 points and 25 rebounds, while Jerome Hill had 15 points and 15 rebounds.