Wed., April 2 – The VMI basketball season ended with a 75-62 loss to Yale in the semifinals of CollegeInsider.com Tournament on Tuesday at Cameron Hall.
The Keydets (22-13) scored the first six points of the game, but Yale (19-13) went on an 11-4 run and stretched the lead to double figures. VMI gradually chipped away at the Bulldogs’ lead, cutting it to six points with under five minutes left, but Yale pulled away at the end.
Rodney Glasgow led VMI with 20 points, and fellow senior D.J. Covington scored 17 points, grabbed seven rebounds, and blocked five shots. Glasgow completed his career second all-time in assists for VMI, and Covington finished as VMI’s all-time leading shot blocker.
Javier Duren paced Yale with 19 points.
The game marked the first time the Keydets have ever played in April.
For the full story and photos from this game, please see our April 9 print edition. Coverage of VMI’s quarterfinal win over Ohio is in our April 2 edition.
More details on the semifinal game are available in this writeup: http://www.vmikeydets.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_LANG=C&ATCLID=209450753&DB_OEM_ID=9800