In a season full of new horizons and firsts for Longwood men's basketball, the Lancers will host ESPNU on Thursday, Feb. 10! They will take on the USC Upstate Spartans with tip-off at 7 p.m. This marks the first time Longwood has hosted an ESPNU game in Willett Hall.

Longwood has been on the rise once conference play began in January as part of the best start to a season in the team's NCAA Division I history. The Lancers are the lone remaining unbeaten team in the Big South, sporting an 8-0 conference record for the first time since joining the league. The team's 14 wins are also tied for the most among all college basketball programs in the state of Virginia, and the Lancers have won nine straight games! 
Four players are averaging double-digit points, with Justin Hill leading the way with 12.9 points per game. Isaiah Wilkins (12.4), Leslie Nkereuwem (11.0), and DeShaun Wade (10.0) also are in double figures. In four of Longwood's last five conference contests, the Lancers have erased an eight-point deficit to come back and win, including a pair of times where they were down double digits after halftime in wins over Gardner-Webb and North Carolina A&T.
The Lancers will return to ESPNU on Feb. 17 as they travel to take on the High Point Panthers, with tip-off at 9 p.m.

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