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Gardner-Webb pulls away, beats South Carolina Upstate 64-59

BOILING SPRING, N.C. (AP) David Efianayi scored 18 points and helped Gardner-Webb pull away late in the second half to beat South Carolina Upstate 64-59 on Saturday.

Nevin Zink scored on a dunk for South Carolina Upstate to tie the game at 48 with 6:27 remaining. Efianayi scored eight points during a 15-8 surge and the Bulldogs led 63-56 with 1:20 to play. The Spartans had a turnover then missed three of their last four shots in the final minute.

Gardner-Webb (11-6, 1-1 Big South Conference) rebounded from a 72-61 loss at Campbell on Jan. 5 that broke an eight-game win streak. South Carolina Upstate (5-13, 0-3) has lost five of its last six.

Efianayi was 6 of 10 from the floor and Nate Johnson added 12 points. The duo made five of the Bulldogs' seven 3-pointers. DJ Laster chipped in with 12 points and nine rebounds.

Zink had 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting to lead the Spartans.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
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
12T
away team logo SC Upstate 5-13 263359
home team logo Gardner-Webb 11-6 343064
Team Stats
away team logo SC Upstate 5-13 67.8 PPG 36 RPG 13.6 APG
home team logo Gardner-Webb 11-6 77.7 PPG 37.1 RPG 14.3 APG
Key Players
0
M. Moore 15.8 PPG 6.9 RPG 2.3 APG 45.9 FG%
11
D. Efianayi 18.2 PPG 3.7 RPG 2.9 APG 48.7 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB