Bligen scores 14 to carry Longwood past UNC-Asheville 65-55

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Heru Bligen came off the bench to score 14 points to lead Longwood to a 65-55 win over UNC-Asheville on Thursday.

Jesper Granlund had 12 points and seven rebounds for Longwood (2-8, 1-3 Big South Conference), which snapped its five-game losing streak. Justin Hill added eight rebounds.

Tajion Jones had 19 points for the Bulldogs (4-5, 3-1). LJ Thorpe added 10 points and six assists. Evan Clayborne had 13 rebounds and three blocks.

UNC-Asheville won the first game 80-73 on Wednesday.

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