Gardner-Webb vs Charleston Southern

Charleston Southern 73, Gardner-Webb 58


CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Mathiang Muo scored 21 points, going 5 for 7 from 3-point range, to lead Charleston Southern to a 73-58 Big South Conference victory over Gardner-Webb on Tuesday night.

Muo, who set a Charleston Southern record with eight 3-pointers in a 70-67 win over High Point on Saturday, hit a 3 with 13:09 remaining to start a 15-4 run for the Buccaneers (16-10, 10-6) after Gardner-Webb (11-17, 6-10) had taken its only lead of the second half.

A layup by Muo with 4:46 left capped the run and gave Charleston Southern a 63-51 lead.

Kelvin Martin finished with 15 points on 7-of-9 shooting for the Buccaneers and Paul Gombwer had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Charleston Southern shot 53.8 percent (28 of 52) for the game.

Tashan Newsome and Laron Buggs scored nine points each to lead Gardner-Webb, which won the teams' first meeting this season 80-77 on Jan. 10.

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Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
S. Johnson, F242-53-42007
K. Hartley, F190-10-03030
L. Buggs, G253-52-21219
T. Newsome, G243-52-33029
T. Strange, G181-40-00303
D. Harper273-41-26127
M. Landis221-50-02223
M. Byron204-60-16028
J. Dawson152-111-23016
D. Brown62-30-00006
Totals 21-499-142681358
Charleston Southern Buccaneers
M. Muo, F408-120-051121
P. Gombwer, F344-96-6100114
K. Martin, F247-91-143215
S. Nimley, G310-40-22220
A. Harper, G253-70-03337
J. Sexton254-80-112210
C. Grier101-21-22134
C. Bowen61-10-20002
S. Strickland50-00-02200
Totals 28-528-1433141473
Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.J. Tech0-02-2297
S.C. Upstate0-02-3284
Kennesaw St.0-01-4242
No. Florida0-01-6323

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Char. So.0-03-2114
High Point0-02-2299
Other games
Florida 61 Final
Alabama 52
Virginia 48 Final
UNLV 97 Final
TCU 102
Ohio St 78 Final
Minn 68