Spalding vs Gardner-Webb

Gardner-Webb 83, Spalding 54

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BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) - Kevin Hartley and Tashan Newsome scored 16 points each Saturday to lead Gardner-Webb to an 83-54 victory over Spalding.

The Runnin' Bulldogs (8-6), off to their best start in eight seasons, easily dispatched Spalding, a Division III school from Kentucky. They led by as many as 18 points in the first half, by 14 at halftime and took a 34-point lead in the second half after a 16-4 run.

Donta Harper scored 13 points for Gardner-Webb, which shot 49.2 percent (29 of 59) from the field. Both teams hit six 3-pointers, but the Runnin' Bulldogs were 6 for 13 from long range, Spalding just 6 of 22.

Gardner-Webb had a 25-8 edge in points off turnovers and outrebounded Spalding 39-23, including 15-7 on the offensive board.

For Spalding (3-5), Dewhon McAfee scored 19 points. But he was 7 for 21 from the floor, 2 of 10 on treys.

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Spalding
J. Brasher, F171-30-03122
D. McAfee, G357-213-423219
W. Barber, G160-10-05120
B. Goeing, G111-20-00002
T. Blakemore, G81-50-21142
M. Robertson242-42-44036
B. Gabriel212-51-31126
J. Hardin180-00-10230
C. Curtsinger171-30-41023
R. Moore174-40-06028
A. Kinney162-30-00006
Totals 21-516-182792254
 41.2%33.3% 
Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
C. Hensley, F203-51-23017
K. Hartley, F195-82-293216
D. Harper, G284-85-651113
T. Strange, G251-30-011013
T. Newsome, G217-102-262216
M. Landis182-70-00115
O. Branch151-22-37104
I. Ivey131-10-00012
J. Davis121-44-51036
M. Byron110-33-42003
J. Hill114-50-04058
A. Sweeney70-30-01100
Totals 29-5919-2443191783
 49.2%79.2% 

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NC-Asheville10-815-16242
Presbyterian6-1210-22315
Longwood5-1311-23316
Campbell4-1410-22323
Liberty2-168-24347
 
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