Scores

Final

Charl Southern 73

(14-9, 9-3 Big South)

UNC Asheville 65

(15-12, 9-4 Big South)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    2:00 PM ET, February 16, 2013

    Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    CHSO 29 4473
    UNCA 27 3865

    Top Performers

    Charleston Southern: A. Harper 17 Pts, 7 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

    UNC Asheville: T. Meyer 27 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 4 Stl

    Charleston Southern 73, UNC Asheville 65

    Associated Press

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Saah Nimley scored 18 points and Arlon Harper added 17, lifting Charleston Southern over UNC Asheville 73-65 Saturday in Big South Conference play.

    Mathiang Muo chipped in 11 points to help Charleston Southern (14-9, 9-3) sweep UNC Asheville (15-12, 9-4) for the season, and claim first-place in the South Division.

    UNC Asheville last led when Jon Nwannunu's jumper made it 58-57 with 8:07 remaining. The Bulldogs did not make another field goal until 39 seconds remained.

    The Buccaneers went on a 15-2 run, capped by Muo's 3-pointer, to go up 72-60 with 1:35 to play.

    Charleston Southern made 18 of its 34 shots, while UNC Asheville shot 41.7 percent (15 of 36), in the second half.

    Nimley, Harper, and Muo each had seven rebounds, helping the Buccaneers outrebound the Bulldogs 44-35.

    Trent Meyer's went 7 of 12 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 27 points for the Bulldogs.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHSO
    UNCA
    Points 73 65
    FG Made-Attempted 29-62 (.468) 25-66 (.379)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-26 (.385) 9-23 (.391)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 6-9 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 0

    2012-13 Season

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