QJ Peterson had a team-high 18 points, pushing him over 1,000 for his career, and every Keydet to see game action scored as VMI downed the Furman Paladins, 83-73, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Saturday in Greenville, S.C.
The Navy Midshipmen closed the game on a 12-2 run and held the VMI Keydets to 23 second half points en route to an 84-66 win in non-conference basketball action Tuesday night in Annapolis, Md.
The Mercer Bears closed out the game on a 12-3 run, propelling themselves to a 90-81 victory over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference basketball action Saturday in Macon, Ga.
The Maryland Terrapins used a 13-0 run early in the second half to break open a tight game, and go on to a 95-77 victory over the VMI Keydets in non-conference action Sunday.
The VMI Keydets put six players in double figures and set a school record for margin of victory, en route to a 124-42 win over the Johnson University Royals Tuesday.
Trey Chapman hit the game-winning three-pointer, propelling the VMI Keydets past The Citadel Bulldogs, 66-65, in the opener of the 2014-15 All-Military Classic Friday.
VMI basketball was voted fifth and sixth in the SoCon’s two preseason polls, while guard QJ Peterson was one of 10 players tabbed to the league’s preseason all-conference team at the SoCon Basketball Tip-Off, held Wednesday morning in Asheville, N.C.
Behind a record-setting day from senior forward D.J. Covington, the Virginia Military Institute basketball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2014 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament as VMI topped Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne 106-95 Saturday afternoon.
D.J. Covington poured in a career-high 37 points, leading a 93-point combined effort from VMI’s top three scorers as the Keydets defeated the Canisius College Golden Griffins, 111-100, in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT) Tuesday night at the Koessler Athletic Center in Buffalo, N.Y.
Rodney Glasgow notched 26 points and seven assists, QJ Peterson scored 25 markers including seven three-pointers and the VMI Keydets shot 50 percent from the field en route to a dominating 107-93 win over the Presbyterian College Blue Hose in Big South action Friday.
In a game that featured 14 lead changes and saw neither team lead by more than nine, the Liberty Flames posted a 21-rebound advantage on the glass and survived a frantic late rally by the VMI Keydets to claim an 85-80 victory in Big South basketball action Saturday afternoon at Cameron Hall in Lexington, Va.
The VMI Keydets cut a 20-point deficit to six with just over a minute to play, but the Virginia Tech Hokies scored the final seven points of the game and hung on for a 105-92 victory in men’s basketball action Monday night at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va.
QJ Peterson had 25 points, including 20 in the first half and 12 straight at one point, and Jordan Weethee went 7 for 7 from the field, including 6 of 6 from three-point range, for a career-high 20 points to pace the VMI Keydets to a 121-80 win over the Bluefield State Blues Saturday afternoon at Cameron Hall.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons broke open a tied game with a 16-3 run to end the first half and went on to a 98-71 win over the VMI Keydets, in NCAA basketball action Tuesday night in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Behind a combined 55 points from their three leading scorers – D.J. Covington, QJ Peterson and Rodney Glasgow – the VMI Keydets claimed the All-Military Classic championship with a 71-63 win over the Air Force Falcons Saturday evening at Cameron Hall in Lexington, Va.
The Citadel Bulldogs took a 13-point first half lead, but the VMI Keydets stormed back behind QJ Peterson’s 25 points and went on to an 82-71 victory in the second game of the All-Military Classic Friday afternoon at Cameron Hall.