“I’m glad to get it over with. I didn’t want this to be about me. It was about two good programs fighting for a win. I had some good memories here.’’
Carpenter credited his team’s defense for the victory.
“I thought we really guarded tonight, made them take tough shots,’’ he said. “They going to be a team to reckon with in the MWAC. We were lucky to come out of here with the win.’’
Former Danville High standout D’Lando Carter, playing his first home game, had just eight points. It was the first time this season he didn’t reach double figures.