VMI vs Charleston Southern

Charleston Southern 92, VMI 69

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Mathiang Muo scored a season-high 23 points and Arlon Harper had 21, and Charleston Southern shot 59.3 percent from the field to rout Virginia Military Institute 92-69 Thursday night.

Jeremy Sexton had 19 points and Sheldon Strickland 11 for the Buccaneers (16-9, 11-3 Big South), who made 35 of 59 from the field and 14 of 24 on 3-pointers with Muo hitting 7 of 8. The Bucs won their third straight.

D.J. Covington had 16 points, Brian Brown 15 and Stan Okoye 14 for the Keydets (11-15, 6-8), who have lost five straight for the first time since the 2009-10 season.

Leading 7-5 early, the Buccaneers went on a 12-2 run for a 19-7 advantage with 13:11 left in the first half. The Keydets closed to five, 26-21, but the Buccaneers led 50-40 at halftime.

Charleston Southern scored the first eight points of the second half and pulled away.

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VMI Keydets
S. Okoye, F315-151-263114
N. Gore, F250-30-03120
D. Covington, C287-132-351216
B. Brown, G376-140-051215
J. Carr, G261-32-21314
T. Marshall205-101-112215
G. Stephenson110-10-00210
D. Albritton81-40-01113
J. Watson61-20-01002
P. Anglade40-10-00000
D. Absher20-00-00000
C. Burton20-00-00100
Totals 26-666-827151269
 39.4%75% 
Charleston Southern Buccaneers
M. Muo, F378-100-042023
A. Fullah, C112-20-04134
J. Sexton, G347-114-657019
S. Strickland, G314-122-462211
A. Harper, G258-102-264321
C. Bowen212-50-05004
P. Gombwer192-40-06025
M. Bernard102-20-10005
M. Kennedy40-10-22010
M. Deter20-20-00000
G. Dorleus20-00-00000
T. Odom20-00-00000
J. Williams20-00-00000
Totals 35-598-1545161192
 59.3%53.3% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Chattanooga15-329-650
ETSU14-423-1186
Furman11-719-16167
Wofford11-715-17200
W. Carolina10-816-18166
UNC-Green.10-815-19237
Mercer8-1019-15194
Samford4-1414-19252
VMI4-149-21317
Citadel3-1510-22322

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop13-523-9130
High Point13-521-11157
UNC-Ash.12-622-12137
Coast. Car.12-621-12164
Gardner-Webb10-817-16209
Liberty10-813-19264
Radford9-916-15191
Campbell5-1312-18308
Presbyterian5-1311-20319
Longwood5-1310-23323
Char. So.5-139-21298
 
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