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Lancers fall in opener to Lumberjacks

Longwood University’s new-look men’s basketball team showed remarkable potential in its season opener Saturday against visiting powerhouse Stephen F. Austin State University despite falling 74-61. Lancers redshirt junior guard Isaiah Walton, pictured on right, drives on Lumberjacks junior center Jovan Grujic on Saturday. Walton led a Longwood team limited by injury, scoring 21 points and  grabbing four steals to go with four rebounds. Lancers redshirt senior guard Charles Glover had 10 points and three assists. The Lancers hosted Columbia University on Tuesday, and they host Saint Francis University on Saturday at 3 p.m.