NCAA Men's Basketball

Hill scores 24 to carry Longwood past NC A&T 79-65 in OT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Justin Hill had 10 of his 24 points in overtime as Longwood beat North Carolina A&T 79-65 in the quarterfinals of the Big South Conference Tourney on Friday.

Hill hit 12 of 14 free throws, including 6 of6 in OT. He added seven rebounds.

DeShaun Wade had 17 points for Longwood (24-6). Isaiah Wilkins added 15 points and 12 rebounds. Zac Watson had 12 points and seven rebounds.

Marcus Watson had 27 points and 12 rebounds for the Aggies (12-20), who missed seven of eight shots in overtime and were forced to foul. Demetric Horton added 12 points. Jeremy Robinson had 12 points and seven rebounds.

Both teams missed a shot in the last 20 seconds of regulation to force the overtime.

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Updated March 4, 2022