Campbell vs Radford

Campbell 73, Radford 65


RADFORD, Va. (AP) - Lorne Merthie scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half as Campbell defeated Radford 73-65 Thursday night for the Camels' third straight Big South Conference win.

Eric Griffin added 15 points and 11 rebounds for Campbell (13-8, 7-2), which shot 60.9 percent in the second half (14 of 23).

The Camels, who came in ranked 3rd nationally in field-goal percentage (.503), finished at 50 percent (24 of 48).

The Highlanders (4-17, 1-8), fresh off an 85-66 win over High Point, have lost 16 of their last 17 games.

After Radford led 30-27 at the break, Campbell opened the second half 11 of 15 from the field and used a 17-5 streak, highlighted by 16 points from Merthie, to lead 61-50 with 5:42 left.

Campbell's Darren White, following his lone non-double-digit game, had 13 points.

Javonte Green's 16 points led the Highlanders, who shot 39.6 percent (21 of 53).

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Campbell Fighting Camels
E. Griffin, F367-151-4110415
M. Harris, F213-50-01036
D. White, G364-94-664113
R. Ferguson, G303-40-33436
L. Merthie, G305-96-622221
J. Wright201-35-87017
A. Ryan130-10-04000
A. Celestin100-12-21102
A. Horton41-10-00003
Totals 24-4818-2936111473
Radford Highlanders
T. Cerrah, F191-21-22243
R. Price, G334-114-635314
J. Green, G295-95-871416
K. Noreen, G293-60-01119
J. Smith, G273-72-23129
D. Mitchell201-20-01122
B. Smith202-82-22137
C. Smith150-40-03110
J. Carethers82-41-23035
Totals 21-5315-2229132365
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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