Tag: Lotanna Nwogbo
The Longwood men’s basketball team embarked on a week-long international trip to the Dominican Republic Aug. 2-9 for service work and four games against some of the country’s top teams. The team visited a girl’s orphanage, a daycare facility and a remote village with no electricity and limited resources. Redshirt senior center Lotanna Nwogbo chronicled the team’s trip and its impact on the program.
Presbyterian forwards DeSean Murray and William Truss took advantage of Longwood center Lotanna Nwogbo’s absence and both recorded double-doubles to lead the Blue Hose to a 71-67 win over Longwood Wednesday evening in Willett Hall.
It wasn’t a double team, a triple team or even foul trouble that finally stopped Longwood center Lotanna Nwogbo. It was his own hand.
Longwood (5-10, 1-1 Big South) knocked off Radford, 90-79, in double overtime Saturday in Willett Hall.
Longwood is becoming quite comfortable in Willett Hall. Led by a career-high 22 points from junior forward Shaquille Johnson, the Lancers routed Penn State Beaver 106-74 in Willett Saturday afternoon to improve to 3-1 on their home court.
Miami (Ohio) sharpshooter Will Sullivan had a quiet night. Geovonie McKnight and Eric Washington didn’t. Three nights after hitting 5-of-10 three-pointers against Wright State, Sullivan took a backseat to McKnight and Washington who matched each other with 19 points apiece to lead the RedHawks (3-7) to a 71-60 win over Longwood.
Deville Smith carried UT Martin through the second half and scored 13 of his 16 points over the final 20 minutes of the game to lead the Skyhawks to a 77-67 win over Longwood Saturday evening Willett Hall.
Iowa center Gabriel Olaseni controlled the paint with five blocks and 10 points as Iowa dispatched Longwood, 77-44, Saturday afternoon at Carter-Hawkeye Arena.
George Washington’s starting five combined to score 66 points to lead the Colonials past Longwood, 91-66, Wednesday evening at the Charles E. Smith Center.
Longwood was the last team standing in the way of undefeated Eastern Michigan, but the Eagles took a 79-48 win over the Lancers Sunday to win the EMU Showcase at the EMU Convocation Center.
Youngstown State used timely shooting to stifle a late Longwood rally and defeat the Lancers 82-72 Saturday afternoon on the second day of the EMU Showcase at the EMU Convocation Center.
Darrion Allen admitted after this past Wednesday’s loss to James Madison that his stats mean little if Longwood doesn’t win.
Seniors Tyler Akers and Quincy Taylor, redshirt junior Lotanna Nwogbo and sophomore Damarion Geter will captain the 2014-15 Longwood men’s basketball team, head coach Jayson Gee announced Thursday.