Charleston Southern vs Gardner-Webb

Gardner-Webb 80, Charleston Southern 77

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BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) - Stefon Johnson had a double-double and Tashan Newsome sank a clutch shot to help Gardner-Webb beat Charleston Southern 80-77 Tuesday night.

Gardner-Webb trailed 77-74 with 1:19 remaining, and Newsome made two free throws 12 seconds later to pull the Runnin' Bulldogs within one.

Saah Nimley than had the first of two Charleston Southern turnovers in the final 31 seconds, helping the Bulldogs (9-9, 4-2 Big South Conference) win their second game in a row.

Newsome hit a jumper, following Nimley's turnover. Tyler Strange then stole the ball from Charleston Southern's Kelvin Martin, and made both his foul shots.

Johnson paced the Runnin' Bulldogs with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Max Landis added 16 and Newsome finished with 11 for Gardner-Webb, which is off to its best six-game start in league play since joining in 2008-09.

The Buccaneers were led by Arlon Harper with 18 points, and Martin with 17.

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Charleston Southern Buccaneers
K. Martin, F385-97-881017
M. Muo, F283-110-03349
C. Bowen, F31-20-12002
S. Nimley, G324-122-412211
A. Harper, G247-100-002318
J. Sexton273-100-03326
P. Gombwer251-22-23134
S. Strickland184-81-112110
C. Grier50-10-00010
Totals 28-6512-1626141677
 43.1%75% 
Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
S. Johnson, F327-103-4100117
K. Hartley, F211-40-05033
T. Newsome, G293-75-672411
M. Landis, G226-110-011016
T. Strange, G223-32-22719
L. Buggs182-31-11125
D. Harper183-43-42039
M. Byron171-42-25004
J. Dawson172-70-02426
C. Hensley40-00-01000
Totals 28-5316-1941151680
 52.8%84.2% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop5-113-4112
UNC-Ash.5-113-679
Liberty5-110-9234
Campbell3-310-8267
Gardner-Webb3-310-9216
Radford3-38-10168
Longwood3-36-11292
High Point2-48-10262
Char. So.1-55-12320
Presbyterian0-64-13336

Atlantic Sun
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FGCU3-014-576
S.C. Upstate2-112-8217
Lipscomb2-110-10254
No. Florida2-17-13231
Jacksonville1-213-7273
N.J. Tech1-29-10228
Kennesaw St.1-27-12309
Stetson0-37-12306
 
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