Gardner-Webb beats NAIA Alice Lloyd College 87-57



BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Max Landis had 19 points, leading four Gardner-Webb players in double-figure scoring as the Runnin’ Bulldogs crushed Alice Lloyd College, of the NAIA, 87-57 on Tuesday night.

Stefon Johnson added 14 points while Santoine Butler and Corey Hensley chipped in 10 apiece for Gardner-Webb (5-6). Landis was 5 of 6 from 3-point range for the Runnin’ Bulldogs, who were 6 of 14 (42.9 percent) from long range.

The Eagles were just 1 of 16 (6.3 percent) from beyond the arc.

Kevin Hartley opened the game with a 3 for Gardner-Webb and the rout was on, as the Runnin’ Bulldogs started the game on a 20-6 run and never looked back. They led by 20 points at the break and outscored the Eagles 39-29 in the second half to seal it.

Shawn Thompson scored a game-high 26 points to lead the Eagles (6-4).