NC-Asheville vs Charleston Southern

Charleston Southern 74, UNC Asheville 68


CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Arlon Harper and Jeremy Sexton scored 15 points apiece, and Charleston Southern pulled away in the second half to beat UNC Asheville 74-68 in a Big South Conference game on Wednesday.

Mathiang Muo had 11 points and Saah Nimley contributed eight points and 11 rebounds for the Buccaneers (9-6, 4-0), who are 8-1 in December and January. They have won five in a row.

Trent Meyer led UNC Asheville (8-10, 2-2) with 22 points, Jeremy Atkinson scored 14 and Will Weeks 11.

UNC Asheville was ahead 30-18 on D.J. Cunningham's jumper at 8:50 left in the first half and held a 39-30 advantage at the break.

The Buccaneers finally tied it a 55 on Matt Kennedy's free throws with 11:04 remaining and took the lead for good at 61-60 on Muo's layup at 7:09. The advantage reached 70-63 on Nimley's layup with 3:33 left.

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NC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F376-151-262214
W. Weeks, F335-81-271011
J. Nwannunu, F264-80-05138
K. Hornsby, G351-146-69138
M. Neely, G220-30-02030
T. Meyer248-121-231422
D. Cunningham192-61-24145
S. Hughes40-00-00000
Totals 26-6610-143971968
Charleston Southern Buccaneers
M. Muo, F204-80-032411
A. Fullah, F132-61-26005
J. Sexton, G367-120-221315
S. Nimley, G352-104-611628
A. Harper, G305-105-631315
P. Gombwer222-70-15025
C. Bowen192-62-26026
M. Bernard122-30-01114
M. Kennedy71-32-23004
S. Strickland60-01-20101
Totals 27-6515-2345121774
Big South
NorthConf. W-LTot. W-L
High Point12-416-15
SouthConf. W-LTot. W-L
Coast. Car.11-521-13
Char. So.6-1013-18
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RICH 47 Final
BUT 62
MIST 81 Final
PSU 72
NCST 50 Final
MD 51
UGA 62 Final
NMEX 79 Final
BSU 74
SHU 62 Final
MU 69
KSU 67 Final
TCU 54
UNLV 82 Final