CHARLESTON SOUTHERN BUCCANEERS NEWS

No. 1 seed Winthrop controls Charleston Southern 92-78

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) Keon Johnson scored 31 points and Xavier Cooks scored 19 points and had 10 rebounds to lead No. 1 seed Winthrop past eighth seed Charleston 92-78 in a quarterfinal game of the Big South Conference Tournament on Thursday. Winthrop plays the winner between Gardner Webb and High Point in a semifinal game Friday night. Anders Broman scored 15 points on 4-for...
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March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern beats Longwood in Big South first round

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Christian Keeling scored 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Charleston Southern held off Longwood's late rally for a 79-74 victory on Tuesday night in the first round of the Big South Championship. No. 8 Charleston Southern (12-18) travels to face top-seeded Winthrop in a quarterfinal matchup on Thursday. It was the first conference tournament win for...
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February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern beats Longwood behind Mitchell, Potter

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) Cortez Mitchell scored 22 points and Charleston Southern beat Longwood 86-78 in the regular season finale for both teams on Saturday. The win gives Charleston Southern (11-18, 7-11) three out of its last four as it heads toward next week's Big South Tournament. Both Charleston Southern and Longwood finished in the bottom four in the standings and will therefore...
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February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern rebounds from deficit to beat Campbell

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Christian Keeling scored 22 points and Charleston Southern rebounded from a halftime deficit to beat Campbell 72-69 on Wednesday night. Keeling hit all seven of his free throws and added a team-best eight rebounds. Javis Howard scored 13 points while Armel Potter, Cortez Mitchell, and Raemond Robinson each chipped in 11 for the Buccaneers (9-17, 5-10...
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February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern edges Presbyterian 71-65 in OT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Christian Keeling scored 22 points, including four free throws in the last 12 seconds as Charleston Southern held off Presbyterian 71-65 in overtime on Saturday. Presbyterian's Jo'Vontae Millner scored, was fouled and converted a three-point play to give the Blue Hose a 65-64 lead with 2:09 to play in the overtime. Charleston Southern then had three whacks...
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February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Thomas scores 25 points to lead UNC Asheville to win

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Ahmad Thomas scored 25 points with five steals and UNC Asheville defeated Charleston Southern 91-73 on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs (17-7, 9-2) won their fourth in a row and are in a three-way tie with Liberty and Winthrop for first place in the Big South. Thomas' five steals gave him 71 this season. He became the first Big South player with consecutive...
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February 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Keeling puts in 28 in Charleston Southern's victory

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Christian Keeling scored 28 points and Charleston Southern defeated Longwood 76-61 on Saturday. Keeling, a freshman who came in averaging 25.3 in his previous three games, has scored at least 20 five times. Cortez Mitchell scored 12 points as did Javis Howard, who also grabbed 11 rebounds for the Buccaneers (7-12, 3-5 Big South). Saturday's victory snapped...
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January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern cruises to 73-52 win over Presbyterian

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) Christian Keeling had his second-career double-double, Javis Howard scored 14 points on 7-of-7 shooting and Charleston Southern never trailed in a 73-52 victory over Presbyterian on Thursday night. Keeling, a freshman guard, finished with 24 points and a career-high 11 rebounds. Raemond Robinson added 10 points for Charleston Southern (6-12, 2-5 Big South),...
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January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Teague, UNC-Asheville beat Charleston Southern 76-67

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) MaCio Teague had 10 of his 18 points in the final six minutes to help UNC-Asheville beat Charleston Southern 76-67 on Saturday night. The Bulldogs (13-6, 5-1 Big South Conference) took the lead for good at 59-58 on Kevin Vannatta's jumper with 5:55 left, and that sparked a 15-1 run that ended at 72-59 on Ahmad Thomas's layup with a minute to go. Teague added...
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January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Keeling scores 33 as Charleston Southern beats Radford 70-64

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Freshman Christian Keeling scored a career-high 33 points - including six of Charleston Southern's final seven points - to help the Buccaneers past Radford 70-64 and snap a seven-game skid. Ed Polite Jr. brought Radford to with 63-57 with a minute left before Keeling made all four of his free throws and a layup off his steal to seal it. Charleston Southern...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb takes out Charles Southern 79-75

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) David Efianayi scored 21 points on 10-for-16 shooting and Tyrell Nelson added 15 points to lead Gardner-Webb past Charleston Southern 79-75 on Saturday. Charleston Southern's Armel Potter hit a layup and a jumper to bring the Buccaneers to 74-73 with 2:05 to play. Efianayi then made a layup with 1:17 to go and the Gardner-Webb (8-8, 1-2 Big South) held...
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January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Clemons with 37, Campbell beats Charleston Southern 92-82

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) Sophomore Chris Clemons scored a career-high 37 points and helped rally Campbell in the second half to a 92-82 win over Charleston Southern in a Big South Conference matchup on Wednesday night. Clemons was 13 of 24 from the field and 8 of 9 from the line for the Camels (9-6, 2-1). Shane Whitfield added 17 points and Mogga Lado and Marcus Burk had 11 apiece...
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January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Maten scores 30, Georgia beats Charleston Southern 84-64

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Yante Maten scored a season-high 30 points on 11-of-13 shooting, J.J. Frazier added 14 points on Saturday and Georgia defeated Charleston Southern 84-64. It was the 500th home victory for Georgia in Stegeman Coliseum, which opened for basketball in 1964. The Bulldogs (7-3) have won four of their last five games and are 6-1 at home this season. Christian Keeling...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Eleby scores 31 points, VMI beats Charleston Southern 88-83

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) Julian Eleby scored a season-high 31 points and VMI beat Charleston Southern 88-83 on Tuesday night to snap a six-game skid. Eleby was 9 of 13 from the floor, made five three-pointers and all eight free-throw attempts. QJ Peterson had 17 points, and Keith Smith and Adrian Rich added 15 points apiece for VMI (2-7), which shot 12 of 25 for 48 percent from 3-point...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern beats Toccoa Falls of the NCCAA 101-54

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Raemond Robinson scored 14 points off the bench and led five players in double figures as Charleston Southern beat Toccoa Falls of the National Christian College Athletic Association 101-54 on Saturday night. Robinson was 5 of 8 from the field including four 3-pointers for the Buccaneers (3-2). Cortez Mitchell and Patrick Wallace added 11 points apiece and...
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November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern's Potter hits winner with 4 seconds left

ABILENE, Texas (AP) Armel Potter hit a 3-point shot and then nailed a jumper with four seconds left as Charleston Southern mounted a late charge to beat Abilene Christian 66-65 on Tuesday night. Trailing 65-61 with 42 seconds left, Potter made a trey and then hit the winner. ACU's Jaylen Franklin missed from long range as time expired. Abilene Christian led throughout until the...
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November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Cunningham hits late bucket, SC Upstate comes back for win

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Mike Cunningham nailed the winning bucket, a 3-point jumper, with seven seconds left as South Carolina Upstate knocked off Charleston Southern 79-77 on Saturday night. Cunningham split a pair of free throws in the last second to secure the win. Charleston Southern's Patrick Wallace hit a trey with 21 seconds remaining to give the Buccaneers a 77-75 lead...
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Keeling has 19, Howard 18, Charleston Southern wins 90-53

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Christian Keeling scored 19 points and Javis Howard added 18, leading Charleston Southern to a 90-53 win over Columbia International on Tuesday night. Keeling had a 3-pointer and a layup in the middle of a 19-0 run to give the Buccaneers (1-1) at a 26-7 lead. It was 39-21 at the half and Keeling opened the second with a jumper followed by two Armel Potter...
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November 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern suspends 14 players against Florida State

Late Thursday night, it was reported that more than 30 Charleston Southern Buccaneers had been suspended for Saturday’s game against the Florida State Seminoles. While they won’t be losing that many players, the team has announced suspensions for the game. The team officially announced that 32 players had been suspended for NCAA violations with 16 of them serving the one-game...
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September 09, 2016

Report: 30-plus Charleston Southern players suspended

The Charleston Southern Buccaneers are one of the best teams in the FCS and they head to Tallahassee to face off against the Florida State Seminoles this weekend. However, they likely will be doing so without a large chunk of their team. Buccaneer wide receiver Ben Robinson took to his Facebook and said that he and more than 30 other players had been suspended because they used their...
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September 09, 2016

Campbell holds on to edge Charleston Southern 74-72

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Troy Harper scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Campbell held on in the face of a late-game rally to edge Charleston Southern 74-72 on Saturday night. Harper was 7 of 13 from the field - including three 3-pointers - and 8 of 10 from the line for the Camels (12-15, 5-11 Big South). Chris Clemons added 13 points and Kyre' Hamer had 11 points...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Longwood gets by Charleston Southern 78-76 in double OT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Kanayo Obi-Rapu made nine of his 17 points in two overtime periods and Tra'Vaughn White made two free throws with 29 seconds left in the second extra period to give Longwood a 78-76 victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday night. Obi-Rapu hit a trey to start the scoring in the first overtime and quickly nailed another one after a Shaquille Johnson steal...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC-Asheville defeats Charleston Southern 63-55

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Dylan Smith scored 17 points and Dwayne Sutton had 15 points and 12 rebounds to lead North Carolina-Asheville past Charleston Southern 63-55 on Wednesday night. Smith's layup with 5:05 to play tied the game at 50. The Bulldogs' Sam Hughes followed with a layup before Charleston Southern's Javis Howard hit a layup for the final tie of the game at 52. Smith...
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Smith leads UNC Asheville over Charleston Southern 83-73

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Dylan Smith scored 23 points, Dwayne Sutton added 18 points and 13 rebounds, and UNC Asheville shot 63 percent from the field in the second half to pull away for an 83-73 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday. Sutton made 8 of 10 free throws for UNC Asheville (12-5, 5-0 Big South), which hit 17 of 19 as a team. Smith scored 18 of his 23 in the second half...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Davis, Radford beat Charleston Southern 80-73

RADFORD, Va. (AP) Rashun Davis had 20 points, nine assists, six rebounds and three steals on Wednesday night, and Radford beat Charleston Southern 80-73. YaYa Anderson scored a game-high 23 with 5-of-11 3-point shooting and Caleb Tanner added 12 points for the Highlanders (9-7, 2-2 Big South Conference). Ed Polite Jr.'s dunk capped Radford's scoring at 80-61 with 4:07 left. Charleston...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss
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