NCAA Basketball

Morgan, Boeheim combine for 9 3s, lead Cornell over Longwood

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) Matt Morgan and Jimmy Boeheim combined for nine 3-pointers and 29 points to help Cornell hold off Longwood 70-64 on Monday night.

Cornell had a 15-point lead with about 11 minutes left but the Lancers pulled to 55-51 with 2:50 remaining. Boeheim answered with a 3-pointer, Terrance McBride scored all seven of his points, Steven Julian dunked with 29 seconds left and the Big Red led 67-57.

The Big Red (5-5) rebounded from a three-point, buzzer-beater defeat to Niagara on Sunday. Longwood (8-5) has lost two of its last three games.

Morgan was 5 of 14 from the field, scoring 17 points with seven assists. Boeheim was 4-of-8 shooting for 12 points.

Shabooty Phillips had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead Longwood. Jordan Cintron added 14 points and JaShaun Smith had 11.

Updated December 17, 2018

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