PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) Isaiah Walton scored 20 points, knocked down four 3-pointers and grabbed seven rebounds as Longwood held off Maryland-Eastern Shore down the stretch, 66-63 Tuesday night.
First-year coach Griff Aldrich has the Lancers off to a 3-0 start for the first time since the school stepped up to Division I in the 2004-05 season. Walton, the Big South Conference's leading scorer, has scored 20 or better in all three games.
UMES trailed 61-49 with 1:10 remaining and launched a furious rally with 3-pointers by Ryan Andino and Ahmad Frost, Andino's making it 61-58 with 28 seconds to go.