Charleston Southern vs NC-Asheville

Charleston Southern 73, UNC Asheville 65

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Saah Nimley scored 18 points and Arlon Harper added 17, lifting Charleston Southern over UNC Asheville 73-65 Saturday in Big South Conference play.

Mathiang Muo chipped in 11 points to help Charleston Southern (14-9, 9-3) sweep UNC Asheville (15-12, 9-4) for the season, and claim first-place in the South Division.

UNC Asheville last led when Jon Nwannunu's jumper made it 58-57 with 8:07 remaining. The Bulldogs did not make another field goal until 39 seconds remained.

The Buccaneers went on a 15-2 run, capped by Muo's 3-pointer, to go up 72-60 with 1:35 to play.

Charleston Southern made 18 of its 34 shots, while UNC Asheville shot 41.7 percent (15 of 36), in the second half.

Nimley, Harper, and Muo each had seven rebounds, helping the Buccaneers outrebound the Bulldogs 44-35.

Trent Meyer's went 7 of 12 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 27 points for the Bulldogs.

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Charleston Southern Buccaneers
M. Muo, F314-80-071111
A. Fullah, C122-40-02014
A. Harper, G357-142-376217
S. Nimley, G337-180-077318
J. Sexton, G263-90-03028
P. Gombwer272-20-110014
M. Bernard140-02-41122
C. Bowen102-50-01014
M. Kennedy60-00-02100
S. Strickland62-21-21105
Totals 29-625-1044171373
 46.8%50% 
NC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F396-182-374015
S. Hughes, F120-00-03000
W. Weeks, C331-70-04402
T. Meyer, G3910-180-045227
K. Hornsby, G284-111-233310
D. Cunningham202-83-410017
C. Littlejohn150-20-02020
J. Nwannunu132-20-01124
M. Neely10-00-00000
Totals 25-666-935171065
 37.9%66.7% 
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Winthrop12-619-13202
Gardner-Webb10-820-15138
NC-Asheville10-815-16242
Presbyterian6-1210-22315
Longwood5-1311-23316
Campbell4-1410-22323
Liberty2-168-24347
 
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