Charleston Southern vs UNC-Asheville

Charleston Southern 73, UNC Asheville 65

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Saah Nimley scored 18 points and Arlon Harper added 17, lifting Charleston Southern over UNC Asheville 73-65 Saturday in Big South Conference play.

Mathiang Muo chipped in 11 points to help Charleston Southern (14-9, 9-3) sweep UNC Asheville (15-12, 9-4) for the season, and claim first-place in the South Division.

UNC Asheville last led when Jon Nwannunu's jumper made it 58-57 with 8:07 remaining. The Bulldogs did not make another field goal until 39 seconds remained.

The Buccaneers went on a 15-2 run, capped by Muo's 3-pointer, to go up 72-60 with 1:35 to play.

Charleston Southern made 18 of its 34 shots, while UNC Asheville shot 41.7 percent (15 of 36), in the second half.

Nimley, Harper, and Muo each had seven rebounds, helping the Buccaneers outrebound the Bulldogs 44-35.

Trent Meyer's went 7 of 12 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 27 points for the Bulldogs.

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Scoreboard
Charleston Southern (14-9) «294473
NC-Asheville (15-12)273865

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Charleston Southern Buccaneers
M. Muo, F314-80-071111
A. Fullah, C122-40-02014
A. Harper, G357-142-376217
S. Nimley, G337-180-077318
J. Sexton, G263-90-03028
P. Gombwer272-20-110014
M. Bernard140-02-41122
C. Bowen102-50-01014
M. Kennedy60-00-02100
S. Strickland62-21-21105
Totals 29-625-1044171373
 46.8%50% 
UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F396-182-374015
S. Hughes, F120-00-03000
W. Weeks, C331-70-04402
T. Meyer, G3910-180-045227
K. Hornsby, G284-111-233310
D. Cunningham202-83-410017
C. Littlejohn150-20-02020
J. Nwannunu132-20-01124
M. Neely10-00-00000
Totals 25-666-935171065
 37.9%66.7% 
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
 
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PROV 71
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MU 79
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OKLA 79 Final
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IND 83
CSU 89 Final
AF 86
BUTL 68 Final
FORD 63
GONZ 71 Final
SF 61
DUKE 81 Final
MD 83
BAYL 61 Final
KSU 81
ORE 79 Final
WSU 77
MEMP 71 Final
MRSH 59
MIST 73 Final
NEB 64
SYR 76 Final
SETON 65
BOISE 50 Final
NMEX 60
TEXAS 47 Final
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