FARMVILLE, Va. -- 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, the Lancers (3-14, 0-3) closed out the game on a 12-2 run.Charleston Southern scored 26 points off 20 Longwood turnovers and outscored the Lancers 38-22 in the paint. However, the Buccaneers, who came in ranked third nationally in 3-pointers made, were only 6 of 25 from long range.Arlon Harper added 18 points, making 7 of 8 free throws, for Charleston Southern, which has won seven of its last eight games.Nik Brown scored 18 and Tristan Carey added 16 for Longwood, which has lost seven straight.
Saah Nimley of Charleston Southern had 21 points, eight rebounds, eight assists and four steals Saturday against Longwood. He is the only Division I player to have at least 20 points, eight rebounds, eight assists and four steals in a game this season.