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Peterson, Eleby fuel VMI win

QJ Peterson and Julian Eleby combined for 63 points, leading the VMI Keydets past the Samford Bulldogs, 83-76, in Southern Conference basketball Thursday.


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First-half scoring run sends UNCG past VMI, 85-68

A late first half scoring spurt quickly erased a double-digit VMI lead and sparked UNCG to an 85-68 victory over VMI in Southern Conference basketball action Sunday.


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East Tennessee State blitzes VMI, 88-51

The ETSU Bucs scored 47 bench points and trailed just once en route to an 88-51 win over the VMI Keydets in SoCon basketball action.


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VMI falls at Western Carolina, 73-53

Senior guard Rhett Harrelson tallied a game-high 23 points to push Western Carolina past VMI 73-52 Saturday afternoon in Southern Conference basketball.


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VMI rally comes up short: Keydets lose at Wofford, 65-61

The VMI Keydets nearly rallied from a 14-point deficit in the waning moments, but the Wofford Terriers held on for a 65-61 win.


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Furman tops VMI in SoCon opener

Senior guard Stephen Croone scored a game-high 22 points and junior forward Kris Acox added 15 points to lead Furman over VMI, 85-57, Saturday.


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VMI tops D3 Bridgewater, 72-37

VMI used the foul line to take a double-digit lead at the half and pulled away after intermission to defeat Bridgewater College, 72-37, Wednesday.


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VMI edges Gardner-Webb, 76-75, to claim first road win

Q.J. Peterson produced his seventh 20-point game of the year scoring 22 points and grabbing nine rebounds to help lead VMI past Gardner-Webb, 76-75.


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Navy pulls away late, tops VMI, 68-62

Navy used a 7-0 run in the waning moments to pull away for a 68-62 win over the VMI Keydets in non-conference basketball action Saturday.


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VMI loses at #18 Butler, 93-66

The #18 Butler Bulldogs took a 20-point lead in the opening 12 minutes and went on to a 93-66 win over the VMI Keydets in non-conference basketball action Monday night at Hinkel Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind.


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VMI basketball falls on the road at Ohio State

Junior forward Marc Loving and redshirt sophomore center Trevor Thompson both produced double-doubles to lead Ohio State past VMI, 89-62 Saturday before a crowd of 12,172 spectators at Value City Arena.


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VMI basketball overcomes early struggles, tops Presbyterian, 76-61

The VMI Keydets outscored the Presbyterian College Blue Hose by 23 points in the second half to rally for a 76-61, come from behind, victory in non-conference basketball action Tuesday night at Cameron Hall in Lexington.


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VMI hangs around for a half, but Virginia Tech dominates second half, wins 76-52

The Virginia Tech Hokies used a +13 margin on the glass in the second half to outscore the VMI Keydets by 24 points over the final 20 minutes, en route to a 76-52 victory at Cassell Coliseum Saturday evening in Blacksburg.


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VMI basketball coach Dan Earl earns first career win

The VMI Keydets got 24 points from QJ Peterson and led wire to wire en route to an 88-76 win over the Tusculum College Pioneers Tuesday night at Cameron Hall in Lexington, Va. It was VMI’s ninth straight win in a home opener, and the first victory as a collegiate coach for VMI head coach Dan Earl.


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Penn State tops VMI basketball in season opener, 62-50

A 17-3 run that began early in the second half broke open a close game and helped send the Penn State Nittany Lions past the VMI Keydets, 62-50, in non-conference basketball action Saturday afternoon in State College, Pa. The game was the season opener for both teams.


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VMI basketball inks three in early signing period

VMI head basketball coach Dan Earl announced the signings of three recruits to National Letters-of-Intent. Joining the Keydet basketball program beginning in 2016-17 will be 6-10, 240 center Tyler Creammer, 6-8, 200 forward Will Miller, and 6-2, 180 guard Drew Rackley.


VMI’s Q.J. Peterson named to SoCon Preseason All-Conference Team

VMI junior guard Q.J. Peterson was named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Preseason All-Conference team as voted by the conference coaches. The league made the announcement Thursday from its office in Spartanburg, South Carolina.


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VMI basketball tickets now on sale

Tickets for the 2015-16 VMI basketball season, including SoCon Tournament tickets, will go on sale through the VMI ticket office Monday, Oct. 5.


VMI releases 2015-2016 basketball schedule

Virginia Military Institute head basketball coach Dan Earl will make his college head coaching debut against Penn State, the university where he starred as a point guard in the mid-’90s before spending six years (2006-11) on the Penn State staff as assistant coach.


VMI basketball coach Dan Earl adds three to staff

Virginia Military Institute head basketball coach Dan Earl has added three hires to the coaching staff for the 2015-16 season. Named to the Keydet coaching staff are assistant coaches Steve Lepore, Chris Kreider, and Jason Slay.


Navy assistant Dan Earl named new VMI basketball coach

Virginia Military Institute Athletics Director Dr. Dave Diles announced Sunday that Dan Earl has accepted the position of head basketball coach.


Duggar Baucom leaves VMI for The Citadel

VMI basketball coach Duggar Baucom has been named head basketball coach at The Citadel. School officials made the announcement in a news release in Charleston, South Carolina Monday afternoon.


Mercer tops VMI in SoCon Tournament

The #3-seeded Mercer Bears used a 26-4 first half run to break open the game and went on to an 89-61 win over the #6-seeded VMI Keydets Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the 2015 Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship.


VMI basketball loses on Senior Day

Brian Brown had 17 points in his final home game, but the Samford Bulldogs turned back a VMI rally with a 9-2 run late in the second half and went on to a victory, 80-69, over the Keydets in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon at Cameron Hall in Lexington, Va.


VMI Keydets come up short in double-OT thriller, 86-82

The Chattanooga Mocs used a Duke Ethridge three-pointer to take a five-point lead in the second overtime and held on for a thrilling 86-82 victory over the VMI Keydets in SoCon basketball action Thursday night in Lexington, Va.


Eleby’s 43 points sparks VMI Keydets to double-OT win at WCU

Julian Eleby scored 43 points, including the go-ahead free throws with 12 seconds left in the second overtime, to lead the VMI Keydets past the Western Carolina Catamounts, 113-111, in Southern Conference basketball action Saturday in Cullowhee, N.C.


Marshall boosts VMI basketball past The Citadel, 84-69

Tim Marshall made eight three-pointers, tied for the second-highest total in school history, and scored a career-high 26 points to propel a second-half comeback and lead the VMI Keydets past The Citadel Bulldogs, 84-69, in Southern Conference basketball action Sunday in Charleston, S.C.


Brown’s record night from three sends VMI to rout of Furman

Brian Brown hit nine three-pointers, tying a school record, and the VMI Keydets made 24 as a team to tie another program mark as the Keydets routed the Furman Paladins, 93-59, in Southern Conference basketball action Thursday night at Cameron Hall in Lexington, Va.


Furious VMI rally falls short in 65-62 loss to Wofford

Trailing by 20 early in the second half did not stop VMI from mounting a comeback, eventually tying the score at 60 with just over a minute left in regulation. But visiting Southern Conference foe Wofford College capitalized on late turnovers to hold on to a 65-62 win at Cameron Hall.


Poor shooting dooms VMI Keydets in loss to UNCG, 85-56

In one of their poorest shooting performances in recent years, the VMI Keydets were held to just 16 made field goals and dropped a 85-56 decision to the UNCG Spartans in Southern Conference action Tuesday night at Cameron Hall in Lexington, Va.


VMI alum Reggie Williams signs 10-day contract with San Antonio Spurs

VMI alumnus and all-time leading scorer Reggie Williams ’08 has signed a 10-day contract with the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs, according to information released by the organization on January 28.


Western Carolina holds off VMI in game of runs, 85-70

In a game marked by massive momentum swings, the Western Carolina Catamounts closed the contest with on a 16-2 run and went on to an 85-70 victory over the VMI Keydets in SoCon men’s basketball action Thursday in Lexington, Va.


Balanced scoring sends VMI past The Citadel, 85-75

The VMI Keydets blew the game open with a 28-7 run to start the second half and put five players in double figures en route to an 85-75 over The Citadel Bulldogs in SoCon men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon in Lexington, Va.


VMI basketball falls at Tennessee-Chattanooga

The Chattanooga Mocs put four players in double figures, led by Eric Robertson’s 17 points off the bench, en route to an 86-64 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Thursday night in Chattanooga, Tenn.


VMI rallies past ETSU for 85-79 SoCon win

Despite visiting East Tennessee State University opening the second half on a 14-3 run, the VMI basketball team rallied past the Buccaneers and on to an 85-79 Southern Conference win at Cameron Hall.