LEXINGTON, Va. – The Southern Virginia University men's' basketball team suffered its first loss of the season on Tuesday night by a 96-57 margin at the hands of Washington & Lee University.
The Knights (3-1) led by as many as six points in the first half, but the Generals (1-2) surged late in the first half to extend the halftime lead to 11, 43-32.
In the second half, Washington & Lee drained four treys and 17 free throws as part of their 53-point half. The Knights were unable to make more than a pair of three-pointers in the contest and shot 35.6% from the field compared to WLU's 44.4%.
Both teams were pretty even on the boards, with the Generals picking up 46 rebounds and the Knights with 42. Senior forward Aarun Rumbaugh recorded his second double-double of the season with 16 points and 12 rebounds in the contest.
The Knights open Capital Athletic Conference action on Saturday at Penn St.-Harrisburg.