CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Richie Sutherland scored 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds in leading No. 8 seed Shepherd to a 90-85 win Thursday over top-seed Salem-Teikyo in the quarterfinals of the West Virginia Conference men's basketball tournament.
The loss snapped a 24-game winning streak for Salem-Teikyo, ranked No. 2 nationally in Division II.
Salem-Teikyo (25-2) played like the top seed early, building a 17-point lead in the first half and holding a 47-37 edge at halftime.
But Shepherd whittled away and took its first lead, 76-75, on a Rashad Crutchfield layup with 4:34 to play.
Shepherd (13-15) took the lead for good on a jumper by Sutherland with 45 seconds left that made the score 82-80.
Shepherd went 8 of 10 from the foul line in the final 30 seconds to seal the win. Duane Harris converted four foul shots in the last 12 seconds, including two for a technical foul assessed against Salem-Teikyo coach Mike Carey.