BRISTOL, Va. – Virginia Intermont College put three players in double figures and recorded 17 steals to knock off the University of Pikeville 77-64 Wednesday night.
The Cobras got the win despite being outrebounded 44-37 and committing 18 turnovers in the game.
Pikeville (0-2) led only one time in the game, at 1-0, and trailed by as many as 21 late in the game.
The Bears were led by junior Brogan Conley’s 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists. The Paintsville native made all four of her team’s three-point shots.
Freshman Kayla Day came off the bench for 10 points, six rebounds and three assists. Senior Sally Roberts had six points and matched Conley’s seven rebounds.
VI was led by Ashley Lindholm’s 16 points. She was 3-of-5 from the arc. Kayla Orrick scored 14 while pulling down seven rebounds. She was also credited with four steals.
Rainey Story finished with 11 points and a game-high eight rebounds off the bench.
Pikeville will be back in action on Thursday, Nov. 15 when it travels to Campbellsville to open Mid-South Conference play. The game is set for a 6 p.m. opening tip.