FARMVILLE, Va. -- B.K. Ashe had his first double-double of the season with 21 points and 13 rebounds and Longwood beat Gardner-Webb 79-73 on Saturday to snap a 28-game losing streak against Division I opponents.
The Lancers, who have wins over North Carolina Wesleyan, Bluefield State and Fayetteville State this season, lost their final 16 games last season and finished at 6-24.
Gardner-Webb was within 63-61 with 7:26 to go, but Charles Glover's 3-pointer sparked a 9-1 Longwood run for a 72-62 lead.
The Bulldogs' Liam O'Reilly got an offensive rebound and was fouled on a 3-pointer in the corner with seven seconds left in the game. He made just 1 of 3 free throws but Patrick Zeck grabbed the offensive rebound and found David Efianayi wide open for a 3-pointer that came up short. Isaiah Walton sealed it at the line on the other end.
Walton added 18 points for Longwood (4-12, 1-2 Big South). Glover and Spencer Franklin each scored 11.
O'Reilly led Gardner-Webb (7-9, 2-1) with 22 points and 10 rebounds. DJ Laster added 16 points, Efianayi 14 and Zeck 12.
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