FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) -Kirk Williams scored a career-high 29 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as Longwood beat Virginia-Wise 89-67 Thursday night.
Williams scored 22 of his 29 points in the second half, when the Lancers (2-1) shot 65.5 percent. Longwood shot 60 percent on the night, compared to 41.4 percent shooting for Virginia-Wise (3-3).
Virginia-Wise started the second half with an 8-2 run highlighted by back-to-back 3-pointers by Pance Kecev that brought the Highland Cavaliers to within 8 points, the closest they could get.
Longwood went up 14-2 in the first five minutes, and a 16-8 run put the Lancers up 35-19 with 5:02 left in the first half. Jarred Soles followed with a jumper and back-to-back 3-pointers that cut Longwood's lead to 35-29 with 2:53 to play before the half. The Lancers led 41-31 at halftime.
Dana Smith added 20 points for Longwood, Ryan Bogan had 13 and Danny Wilson scored a career-high 11 points.
Robert Amis led Virginia-Wise with 16 points and Soles added 13.
Longwood next takes on No. 8 Indiana Sunday in the first round of the Chicago Invitational Challenge.

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