Charleston Southern vs Gardner-Webb

Gardner-Webb 80, Charleston Southern 77

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BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) - Stefon Johnson had a double-double and Tashan Newsome sank a clutch shot to help Gardner-Webb beat Charleston Southern 80-77 Tuesday night.

Gardner-Webb trailed 77-74 with 1:19 remaining, and Newsome made two free throws 12 seconds later to pull the Runnin' Bulldogs within one.

Saah Nimley than had the first of two Charleston Southern turnovers in the final 31 seconds, helping the Bulldogs (9-9, 4-2 Big South Conference) win their second game in a row.

Newsome hit a jumper, following Nimley's turnover. Tyler Strange then stole the ball from Charleston Southern's Kelvin Martin, and made both his foul shots.

Johnson paced the Runnin' Bulldogs with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Max Landis added 16 and Newsome finished with 11 for Gardner-Webb, which is off to its best six-game start in league play since joining in 2008-09.

The Buccaneers were led by Arlon Harper with 18 points, and Martin with 17.

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Gardner-Webb (9-9) «394180

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Charleston Southern Buccaneers
K. Martin, F385-97-881017
M. Muo, F283-110-03349
C. Bowen, F31-20-12002
S. Nimley, G324-122-412211
A. Harper, G247-100-002318
J. Sexton273-100-03326
P. Gombwer251-22-23134
S. Strickland184-81-112110
C. Grier50-10-00010
Totals 28-6512-1626141677
 43.1%75% 
Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
S. Johnson, F327-103-4100117
K. Hartley, F211-40-05033
T. Newsome, G293-75-672411
M. Landis, G226-110-011016
T. Strange, G223-32-22719
L. Buggs182-31-11125
D. Harper183-43-42039
M. Byron171-42-25004
J. Dawson172-70-02426
C. Hensley40-00-01000
Totals 28-5316-1941151680
 52.8%84.2% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU12-226-885
Lipscomb11-320-13189
No. Florida8-615-19217
S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
Jacksonville5-917-16291
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
Stetson3-1111-21328
 
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Illinois 79
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NC 73
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