CHARLESTON, S.C. -- 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.
UNC Asheville was ahead 30-18 on D.J. Cunningham's jumper at 8:50 left in the first half and held a 39-30 advantage at the break.
The Buccaneers finally tied it a 55 on Matt Kennedy's free throws with 11:04 remaining and took the lead for good at 61-60 on Muo's layup at 7:09. The advantage reached 70-63 on Nimley's layup with 3:33 left.
Devin Williams' decision last month to sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft has left West Virginia in a tough spot.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.