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Big South Tournament: Host Coastal Carolina Defeats Charleston Southern in Double OT

CONWAY, S.C. -- There’s an old saying about the journey being more important than the destination. Host team Coastal Carolina had a bit of a rough journey, but eventually reached their desired destination, taking home a 73-68, double-overtime victory over Charleston Southern in the Big South Conference quarterfinals.“To have the mettle to do what we did says a lot about this...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Big South Tournament: Charleston Southern Defeats Campbell 81-71

CONWAY, S.C. -- “I thought it was a tale of two different halves.  I thought you saw, for us, two different teams.”That statement by Charleston Southern coach Barclay Radebaugh perfectly summarized his team’s 81-71 victory over Campbell in the first round of the 2014 VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championships at Coastal Carolina University’s HTC Center.  The fifth-seeded...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb holds off Charleston Southern 78-76

Jerome Hill scored 23 points, including a go-ahead jumper with 33 seconds to play, as Gardner-Webb held off Charleston Southern for a 78-76 victory on Wednesday night. Gardner-Webb (17-13, 10-5 Big South) got off to a hot start, hitting 16 of 30 shots in the first half, including all four of its 3-pointers. The Runnin' Bulldogs jumped to a 45-34 lead at the intermission. Charleston...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern rolls past Winthrop 84-64

Arlon Harper scored 17 points as Charleston Southern's balanced scoring led to an 84-64 victory over Winthrop on Saturday. Harper shot 6 of 10 from the floor and finished with seven rebounds. Sheldon Strickland and Matt Kennedy scored 14 points each, both finishing with two 3-pointers for Charleston Southern (11-13, 5-6 Big South). Cedrick Bowen added 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern edges Gardner-Webb 78-76

Arlon Harper hadn't scored in 12 minutes in the balanced Charleston Southern attack, but nailed a 16-foot jumper with 2.7 seconds left, breaking a tie and lifting the Buccaneers to a 78-76 victory over Gardner-Webb on Wednesday night. The close-fought win was Charleston Southern's first ever at Gardner-Webb's Paul Porter Arena. Each team shot 48.3 percent from the field...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern beats Trinity Baptist 105-58

Saah Nimley led four of his teammates in double digits scoring 14 points, including four 3-pointers, as Charleston Southern cruised past Trinity Baptist 105-58 on Tuesday night. Arlon Harper and Matt Kennedy also scored 14 points each and Alhaji Fullah had 11 and Cedrick Bowen had 12 for the Buccaneers (3-3). The team was deadly from every spot on the floor, hitting 52 percent from...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 22 New Mexico runs past Charleston Southern

Cameron Bairstow scored a career-high 29 points to lead No. 22 New Mexico to a 109-93 win over Charleston Southern on Sunday. Alex Kirk added 24 points and 13 rebounds for the Lobos (2-0) while Kendall Williams had 20 points and 10 assists. Charleston Southern led 21-19 following a 3-pointer from Arlon Harper to cap an 11-4 run. But Bairstow started a 9-0 burst with a dunk. The...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 71, VMI 65

Arlon Harper scored a career-high 33 points to pace Charleston Southern over Virginia Military Institute 71-65 in the Big South Conference semifinals Saturday. Harper, who also had a career-best nine rebounds for the Buccaneers (19-11), secured the victory with four free throws in the final 22 seconds. Rodney Glasgow, who scored a career-best 31 for the Keydets (14-17), converted...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 54, Winthrop 47

Mathiang Muo scored 15 points, all on 3-pointers, and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Charleston Southern to a 54-47 victory Thursday in a Big South Conference quarterfinal. Muo hit three 3-pointers in the first half as the Buccaneers (18-11) built a 31-22 halftime lead. The Eagles (14-17), who split two games with Charleston Southern in the regular season, rallied to trail 41-40 in...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 75, Coastal Carolina 64

Mathiang Muo scored 17 points to lead Charleston Southern to a 75-64 victory over Coastal Carolina to claim the Big South Conference's regular-season championship on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both. Arlon Harper and Saah Nimley had 15 points each for Charleston Southern (17-11, 12-4), which ended a two-game losing streak. Charleston Southern shot 45.2 percent...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 86, Campbell 68

Saah Nimley scored 20 points and Arlon Harper added 17 to lead Charleston Southern to an 86-68 win over Campbell on Saturday. Mathiang Muo finished with 16 points for the Buccaneers (13-8, 8-2 Big South Conference), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Paul Gombwer had 10 points and six rebounds. With a 24-19 lead, Charleston Southern outscored the Fighting Camels 22-6 in the...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 83, High Point 75

Jeremy Sexton finished 12 of 13 from the field, including a school record 8 3-pointers for a career-high 34 points to lead Charleston Southern over High Point 83-75 Saturday in a Big South Conference game. Arlon Harper scored 14 points and Saah Nimley added 13 points and seven assists to help Charleston Southern (10-6, 5-0) win its sixth straight game. Sexton scored 23 points in...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 74, UNC Asheville 68

Arlon Harper and Jeremy Sexton scored 15 points apiece, and Charleston Southern pulled away in the second half to beat UNC Asheville 74-68 in a Big South Conference game on Wednesday. Mathiang Muo had 11 points and Saah Nimley contributed eight points and 11 rebounds for the Buccaneers (9-6, 4-0), who are 8-1 in December and January. They have won five in a row. Trent Meyer led...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 75, Longwood 62

Saah Nimley matched his season high with 21 points and also had eight rebounds and eight assists to lead Charleston Southern past Longwood 75-62 Saturday for the Buccaneers' fourth straight win. Leading 15-13, Charleston Southern (8-6, 3-0 Big South Conference) used a 10-0 spurt to pull away en route to a 40-28 halftime lead. After the Buccaneers expanded their lead to 23,...
Via Fox Sports
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 81, Radford 74

Saah Nimley finished with 20 points, 11 assists and four steals, and Mathiang Muo added 15 points and 15 rebounds to lift Charleston Southern over Radford 81-74 Saturday in the Big South Conference opener for both teams. Jeremy Sexton added 14 points, and Allie Fullah and Arlon Harper added 10 apiece for Charleston Southern (6-6). Trailing 40-32 at halftime, Radford fought back...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 105, Va. Intermont 59

Saah Nimley scored 20 points to lead Charleston Southern to a 105-59 rout of Virginia Intermont Saturday night. Nimley was one of six Buccaneers (5-6) in double figures. Cedric Bowen came off the bench to score 17 points and grab eight rebounds. Sheldon Strickland added 14 points, Arlon Harper 11, and Jeremy Sexton and Joe Williams scored 10 apiece. Virginia Intermont (7-8) was...
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December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Wichita St. 65, Charleston Southern 53

Cleanthony Early scored 20 points to lead Wichita State to a 65-53 win over Charleston Southern on Thursday night. Early was 8 of 14 from the field. Nick Wiggins had 11 points for the Shockers (10-1). Chadrack Luftie had 12 rebounds. Charleston Southern led 28-27 at halftime. The Shockers shot 41 percent from the field for the game, while the Buccaneers shot 34 percent. Saah Nimely...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 72, ETSU 51

Arlon Harper scored 25 points, including 20 in the first half, as Charleston Southern dominated East Tennessee State 72-51 Tuesday night in a nonconference showdown. Jeremy Sexton added 15 points, and Cedrick Bowen chipped in with 14 points off the bench for Charleston Southern (4-5). Tied at 16 with 9:05 remaining in the first half, Charleston Southern closed out the period on...
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December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 101, The Citadel 73

Arlon Harper scored a career-high 30 points, Jeremy Sexton had 20 and Saah Nimley got 20 points and a career-high 12 assists to lead Charleston Southern to a 101-73 victory over The Citadel on Tuesday. Sexton entered with 986 career points and became the 19th Buccaneers' player to surpass 1,000 in his career. In a night of milestones, Mike Groselle had 18 points to lead The...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 101, Barber-Scotia 69

Arlon Harper scored 23 points to lead five players in double figures as Charleston Southern dominated NAIA's Barber-Scotia 101-69 on Saturday. Saah Nimley finished with 16 points and Cedrick Bowen added 10 points for Charleston Southern (2-5). Joe Williams and Paul Gombwer came off the bench for the Buccaneers scoring 15 and 12 respectively. Charleston Southern opened the...
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December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

ETSU 59, Charleston Southern 57

John Walton's basket on a put back with 3.7 seconds left gave East Tennessee State a stunning 59-57 comeback victory over Charleston Southern Tuesday night. ETSU (1-2) trailed by as many as 20 points, with Charleston Southern (1-3) holding a 35-15 lead late in the first half. But East Tennessee State, behind Lester Wilson, closed with a 16-3 run to make it 38-31 at halftime...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Arizona pulls away at finish to win opener

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Mark Lyons scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half of his debut for Arizona and the 12th-ranked Wildcats escaped with an 82-73 season-opening victory over Charleston Southern on Sunday. The senior transfer from Xavier led five Arizona players in double figures. Solomon Hill scored 14, Brandon Ashley and Nick Johnson 12 apiece and Jordin Mayes 10 for the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Surging in Big South

Game #8-444: Winthrop Eagles at Charleston Southern BuccaneersJanuary 21, 2012 5:30 pmCSU FieldhouseBBState Stats/RecapI didnt think there would be any tickets available to the Winthrop at Charleston Southern game when I searched for them a few days prior. Winthrop is no longer the powerhouse they used to be, but they can still attract fans when they travel to any Big South arena...
Via The Mid-Majority
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 77, Winthrop 66

Saah Nimley scored 24 points to lead Winthrop to a 77-66 victory over Charleston Southern Saturday night in a Big South Conference game. Nimley had ample help from fellow freshman guard Arlon Harper, who'd scored 28 points in Charleston Southern's previous game, a 93-88 upset of UNC Asheville. This time, Harper scored 19 points, including four 3-point baskets. Nimley also...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern 93, UNC Asheville 88

Arlon Harper scored a career-high 28 points as Charleston Southern upended first-place UNC Asheville 93-88 in a Big South Conference game Thursday night. Harper and fellow freshman guard Saah Nimley led the Bucs (12-7, 6-3) to 59 percent (33 of 56) shooting from the floor and 45 percent (9 of 20) from 3-point range. Nimley finished with 20 points and nine assists. Charleston Southern...
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January 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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