Charleston Southern vs High Point

High Point 88, Charleston Southern 78


HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) - Nick Barbour scored 24 points and Shay Shine had 22 as High Point held off Charleston Southern 88-78 Monday night, snapping the Buccaneers' three-game winning streak.

The Panthers (5-8, 1-2 Big South Conference) made 11 of 16 3-pointers, with Barbour hitting 4 of 7 and Shine 4 of 5. Barbour also made 10 of 11 free throws.

High Point used a 19-0 run spanning both halves to turn a three-point advantage into a 46-24 lead with 18:30 remaining.

Charleston Southern (9-5, 3-1) chipped away, whittling the deficit down to six points, at 80-74, on Sheldon Strickland's layup with 42 seconds left.

After Barbour hit two free throws, Jeremy Sexton's 3 got the Buccaneers within five with 34 seconds left.

The Panthers made 6 of 6 free throws and Charleston Southern missed three 3-point attempts down the stretch.

Saah Nimley led the Buccaneers with 18 points and Sexton added 17.

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Charleston Southern Buccaneers
K. Martin, F344-64-5112212
M. Muo, F232-60-02244
C. Bowen, F204-50-15038
A. Harper, G272-90-02324
S. Nimley, G265-104-746518
S. Strickland255-83-632313
J. Sexton245-92-211317
P. Gombwer211-20-11022
D. Williams00-00-00000
Totals 28-5513-2231162478
High Point Panthers
C. Law, F294-82-6103110
B. Mikulic, F241-32-24035
N. Barbour, G295-1110-1141124
S. Shine, G286-106-653222
X. Martin, G275-82-424312
T. Elliott222-50-03024
J. Cheek151-50-02113
J. Simms132-51-22525
D. Wallace111-20-04013
L. Harris20-00-00010
Totals 27-5723-3137171788
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
High Point13-521-11157
Coast. Car.12-621-12164
Char. So.5-139-21298
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