Isaiah Wilkins

Augusta Free Press

Big night from Isaiah Wilkins keys Longwood to 76-72 win over Hampton

Isaiah Wilkins scored a career-high 25 points, including two free throws to seal the game with 9.2 seconds left, and added nine rebounds Saturday as Longwood once again closed out a tight contest down the stretch to beat Hampton 76-72. Longwood (21-6, 13-1 Big South) now needs to win just one of its final two regular-season games – Wednesday at home against Radford or next Saturday at Campbell – to clinch the league title and top seed in the Big South tournament. They’re already Northern Division champs. A loss by Winthrop would also give the Lancers the No. 1 seed.

Ex-Hokie, ex-Demon Deacon Isaiah Wilkins helps ascending Lancers 'be us'

The name may be familiar from Virginia Tech, where 6-foot-4 Isaiah Wilkins played two seasons. Or perhaps it’s recognizable because Wilkins played last season at Wake Forest. At both stops, Wilkins contributed as a member of the ACC teams’ rotations. Now, he’s in his first season at Longwood,...