Scores

Final

Charl Southern 81

(13-17, 6-10 Big South)

Campbell 71

(12-20, 6-10 Big South)

    6:00 PM ET, March 5, 2014

    The HTC Center, Conway, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    CHSO 33 4881
    CAMP 42 2971

    Top Performers

    Charleston Southern: W. Saunders 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast

    Campbell: R. McCarter 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Charleston Southern tops Campbell 81-71

    Associated Press

    CONWAY, S.C. -- Arlon Harper scored 20 points and Will Saunders added 18 as Charleston Southern, the No. 5 seed out of the North Division, beat Campbell, seeded fourth from the South Division, 81-71 in the opening round of the Big South Conference tournament Wednesday night.

    Charleston Southern (13-17) trailed by as many as 15 points in the first half and went into the break down 42-33.

    The Buccaneers hit 3-pointers on three consecutive possessions during a 13-5 spurt early in the second half to make it 53-50 with 13 minutes left.

    A 13-3 run a few minutes later gave CSU its first lead, 68-64, since the game's opening minutes, when it led 2-1.

    Charleston Southern dominated the glass, outrebounding Campbell 41-26 overall and 13-4 on the offensive glass.

    Reco McCarter paced the Fighting Camels (12-20) with 19 points.

    The Buccaneers will take on Coastal Carolina in the quarterfinals on Friday.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHSO
    CAMP
    Points 81 71
    FG Made-Attempted 27-57 (.474) 22-48 (.458)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-27 (.333) 13-25 (.520)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-25 (.720) 14-22 (.636)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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    Jan 29, 2014 @CAMP 65, CHSO 57Recap
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