BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Jaheam Cornwall had 21 points as Gardner-Webb got past VMI 88-77 on Friday.
Jacob Falko had 16 points for Gardner-Webb (1-3). Ludovic Dufeal added 11 points and seven rebounds. Lance Terry had 10 points.
Jake Stephens scored a career-high 26 points and had nine rebounds for the Keydets (5-3). Kamdyn Curfman added 16 points. Greg Parham had 12 points and six assists.
Gardner-Webb plays Duke on the road on Saturday. VMI faces Wake Forest on the road on Monday.