Radford vs Charleston Southern

Charleston Southern 83, Radford 73


CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Saah Nimley and Mathiang Muo combined for 43 points as Charleston Southern beat Radford 83-73 on Thursday night in the Big South Conference opener for both teams.

Nimley led all players with 22 points, while Muo chipped in with 21 points, including four 3-pointers and 7 of 9 from the free throw line for Charleston Southern (4-2). Kelvin Martin also added double figures for the Buccaneers with 17 points and a game-high nine rebounds.

The Buccaneers broke open a back-and-forth contest with an 11-1 run to stretch the margin to double-digits, 70-60, and put the game out of reach.

Radford (4-2) knocked down a season-high 11 of its 22 attempts from 3-point range.

The freshmen backcourt of R.J. Price and Brian Darden paced the Highlanders with season-highs of 15 and 13 points, respectively. The duo combined to hit seven 3-pointers.

The contest featured six ties and 11 lead changes.

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Radford Highlanders
J. Edwards, F294-94-680312
T. Cerrah, F273-53-58139
R. Price, G286-100-031215
C. Smith, G242-70-00136
J. Smith, G193-62-33149
B. Darden254-81-230013
B. Smith141-30-03022
K. Noreen101-22-22005
J. Green91-40-05142
D. Mitchell90-10-22010
L. Winegarner60-00-00000
Totals 25-5512-204052273
Charleston Southern Buccaneers
M. Muo, F334-107-974419
K. Martin, F315-115-891215
C. Bowen, F212-34-63048
S. Nimley, G367-155-632022
A. Harper, G323-110-03326
P. Gombwer212-42-28046
S. Strickland182-80-02004
C. Grier81-20-23103
Totals 26-6423-3340111683
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
High Point9-915-16235
Char. So.7-1112-19295
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