VMI vs Charleston Southern

Charleston Southern 114, VMI 81

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Saah Nimley scored 24 points and Charleston Southern scored more than 50 points in each half to rout Virginia Military Institute 114-81 Saturday night in Big South Conference action.

The Buccaneers (5-2, 2-0), leading 58-50 at halftime, blew the game open in the second half. They went on a 7-0 run shortly after the break, then kept scoring and never stopped. Charleston Southern hit 60.9 percent from the floor (42 of 69), sinking 13 of 22 3-point attempts. Nimley made five 3s, as many as VMI hit in 24 tries.

VMI (3-4, 0-2) was outscored 56-36 in the paint and 20-4 on fast-break points. The Keydets were ice cold after the break, hitting 5 of 24 shots and missing all 10 of their 3-point attempts.

Arlon Harper scored 16 of his 20 points in the first half for the Bucs. Stan Okoye led VMI with 18 points.

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VMI Keydets
S. Okoye, F228-122-271218
R. Burks, F215-122-330213
R. Glasgow, G272-60-00355
N. Gore, G235-61-341111
K. Gabriel, G152-81-23315
M. Sparks223-62-411010
J. Weethee152-40-03125
W. Whiting122-30-11034
B. Brown112-30-02104
J. Watson100-10-01000
D. Absher81-30-00102
Q. Upshur70-10-01010
D. Covington62-30-00014
C. Burton10-00-00000
Totals 34-688-1530121881
 50%53.3% 
Charleston Southern Buccaneers
K. Martin, F307-121-172215
M. Muo, F304-61-183010
A. Harper, G326-117-746320
S. Nimley, G258-123-423324
C. Bowen, G144-50-15008
C. Grier277-110-044117
S. Strickland204-62-201212
P. Gombwer131-33-46135
M. Deter31-20-01003
G. Dorleus30-10-01010
T. Odom30-00-00000
M. Kennedy00-00-00000
Totals 42-6917-20382015114
 60.9%85% 
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Campbell5-1312-18308
Presbyterian5-1311-20319
Longwood5-1310-23323
Char. So.5-139-21298
 
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