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Najdawi scores 28; The Citadel beats Trinity Baptist 116-66

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Zane Najdawi made 12 of 15 from the field and scored 28 points and Tariq Simmons had 16 points, a career-high seven rebounds, four assists and four steals to help The Citadel beat Trinity Baptist 116-66 on Tuesday night.

Kaelon Harris and Hayden Brown scored 11 points apiece for The Citadel (3-2). Frankie Johnson added nine points and five steals, while Preston Parks finished with eight points, a career-high tying nine assists and four steals.

Parks hit back-to-back 3s to make it 16-11 and the Bulldogs led the rest of the way. Marquis Duncanson's layup about two minutes later pulled Trinity Baptist within one point, but Simmons hit a 3 and then Quayson Williams converted a 3-point play to spark a 16-2 that pushed the lead into double figures for good.

The Citadel shot 57 percent from the field, including 14 3-pointers, had 25 steals - the third most in program history - and its 32 assists tied for the fourth-highest single-game total in Division I this season.

Zach Norris lead Trinity Baptist, a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association, with 19 points. Duncanson had 13 points, 10 assists and three steals, but committed 11 of the Eagles' 38 turnovers.

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Key Players
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Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
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away team logo Trinity Baptist PPG RPG APG
home team logo The Citadel 3-2 85.1 PPG 39.9 RPG 15.4 APG
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L. Stallworth 20.2 PPG 5.3 RPG 6.2 APG 52.7 FG%
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