Grad transfers Keeling, Pierce bolster UNC’s scoring punch
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling and Justin Pierce know they can’t take long to adapt to new roles as graduate transfers at North Carolina.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — William & Mary's Justin Pierce will play his final season at North Carolina as a graduate transfer.
Pierce announced his decision on social media Thursday. The...
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow had 20 points as Hampton topped Charleston Southern 73-67 in the CIT second round on Tuesday night.
Shuler carries Charleston Southern over FAU 68-66
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dontrell Shuler had 17 points as Charleston Southern narrowly defeated Florida Atlantic 68-66 in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament first round on Thursday...
Jones leads Radford past Charleston Southern 63-54
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Carlik Jones had 21 points as Radford got past Charleston Southern 63-54 in the Big South Conference Tourney semifinals on Friday night.
Radford faces CSU in Big South semis
Charleston Southern (17-14, 11-7) vs. Radford (21-10, 13-4)
Big South Conference Tourney Semifinals, John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center, Buies Creek, North Carolina; Friday, 6 p.m....
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling scored 25 points as Charleston Southern defeated Winthrop 77-63 in the quarterfinals of the Big South Conference Tourney on Thursday. Dontrell Shuler...
Winthrop and CSU clash in Big South quarters
Charleston Southern (16-14, 10-7) vs. No. 3 seed Winthrop (18-11, 10-6)
Big South Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center, Buies Creek, North Carolina;...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling had 22 points as Charleston Southern defeated South Carolina Upstate 71-52 in the first round of the Big South Conference Tourney on Tuesday...
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling had 25 points as Charleston Southern topped Presbyterian 72-65 on Saturday in a Big South Conference regular-season finale.
CSU looks for road win vs Presbyterian
Charleston Southern (14-14, 8-7) vs. Presbyterian (17-13, 9-6)
Ross E. Templeton P.E. Center, Clinton, South Carolina; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
Keeling lifts Charleston Southern past UNC Asheville 77-48
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling registered 17 points and seven rebounds as Charleston Southern easily defeated UNC Asheville 77-48 on Wednesday night.
Pickett puts Winthrop over Charleston Southern 80-78 in 2OT
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Adam Pickett sank two free throws with four seconds remaining in the second overtime to give Winthrop an 80-78 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday.
CSU seeks revenge on Winthrop
Charleston Southern (13-13, 7-6) vs. Winthrop (17-10, 9-5)
Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, South Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Charleston Southern seeks revenge on Winthrop...
Keeling leads Charleston Southern over SC Upstate 92-60
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling tallied 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Charleston Southern to a 92-60 win over South Carolina Upstate on Thursday night.
Shuler hits key FTs as Charleston Southern upsets Radford
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dontrell Shuler — a 61 percent free-throw shooter — made both ends of a one-and-one with 17.8 seconds on the clock and Charleston Southern upended Big South Conference leader Radford 53-52 Saturday night.
Efianayi leads Gardner-Webb past Charleston Southern 77-74
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi scored a career-high 33 points and had six rebounds as Gardner-Webb edged Charleston Southern 77-74 on Wednesday night.
Efianayi was 11 of 18 from the field including four from distance for the Bulldogs (16-10, 7-5 Big South Conference). Jose Perez added 12 points, Eric Jamison Jr. had 11 points and six rebounds and Nate Johnson had 10 points and eight rebounds.
Keeling carries Charleston Southern past UNC-Asheville 85-75
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling had 27 points as Charleston Southern topped UNC-Asheville 85-75 on Saturday.
Keeling made 4 of 6 3-pointers. He added seven rebounds.
Ty Jones had 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists for Charleston Southern (11-12, 5-5 Big South Conference). Phlandrous Fleming Jr. added 14 points. Dontrell Shuler had 12 points for the visitors.
Shuler, Keeling lead Charleston Southern over SC Upstate
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Dontrell Shuler and Christian Keeling scored 18 points apiece, Ty Jones added 16 and Charleston Southern beat South Carolina Upstate 90-71 on Saturday to win its third straight.
Travis McConico scored 14 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and distributed eight assists. Phlandrous Fleming Jr. added 10 points off the bench for the Buccaneers (10-11, 4-4 Big South Conference), who made 12 of 24 3-pointers and outrebounded the Spartans 38-25.
Keeling hits winning 3-pointer for Charleston Southern
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 12 seconds to go and Charleston Southern rallied to defeat Presbyterian 85-84 on Wednesday night.
Keeling led the Buccaneers as they rallied from a 14-point deficit early in the second half. He scored 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, after halftime.
Jones leads Charleston Southern past Gardner-Webb 74-60
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ty Jones tallied 18 points and nine rebounds and Charleston Southern held Gardner-Webb to 4-for-24 shooting in the first half on its way to a 74-60 victory on Saturday.
Christian Keeling added 13 points and he and Jones combined to makes all 12 of their free throws as the Buccaneers (8-11, 2-4 Big South Conference) made all 18 of their foul shots. Phlandrous Fleming pitched in with 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists.
Radford rallies by CSU 86-78 for 7th straight Big South win
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. had 18 points, 10 rebounds and four assists, Carlik Jones added 13 points with eight assists and Radford beat Charleston Southern 86-78 on Thursday night for its seventh straight Big South Conference victory.
Radford (15-6) is 7-0 in Big South play for the first time in program history. The Highlanders entered the game one of just 28 teams in the nation still undefeated in conference play.
Clemons’ 3 lifts Campbell over Charleston Southern 73-72
CHARELSTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Clemons scored 29 points and his 5-0 spurt at the end gave Campbell a 73-72 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday.
Fleming, Keeling power Charleston Southern past Longwood
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming scored 25 points, Christian Keeling added 22 points with 11 rebounds and Charleston Southern defeated Longwood 101-91 on Saturday.
Travis McConico added 19 points and five rebounds for the Buccaneers (7-9, 1-2 Big South).
Isaiah Walton had 21 points, six assists, four rebounds and three steals for the Lancers (11-7, 1-2). Shabooty Phillips had 16 points, six rebounds and six assists.
Marrow scores 35; Hampton beats Charleston Southern 94-82
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow made seven 3-pointers and scored 35 points to lead Hampton to a 94-82 victory over Charleston Southern on Thursday night.
Hampton (6-8, 1-0 Big South Conference) has won three of its last four games that included an 83-80 loss at Saint Peters on Saturday. Charleston Southern (6-9, 0-2) has lost seven of nine.
High Point rallies to beat Charleston Southern 51-50
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jordan Whitehead scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and High Point rallied to beat Charleston Southern 51-50 in Saturday night's Big South Conference opener.
Cliff Thomas Jr. added 10 points for the Panthers (8-7, 1-0), who held the Buccaneers to 30 percent shooting and made 15 of 23 free throws. Jahaad Proctor scored eight points and made six assists.
Fleming Jr. sparks Charleston Southern to easy victory
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. scored 17 points in his first game of the season and Charleston Southern cruised to a 111-65 victory over Piedmont International on Sunday.
Keeling scores 26 points to lead Charleston Southern
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling had 26 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists, and Charleston Southern handled Division II Johnson & Wales 86-61 on Friday night.
Travis McConico had seven points and 17 rebounds for the Buccaneers (5-7). Charleston Southern had a 54-34 advantage on the boards.
Majerle Poole scored 17 points to lead J&W. Zyrion Wilkins and Robert Hobson added 11 points each.
North Florida rallies past Charleston Southern 68-61
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Noah Horchler and Wajid Aminu posted double-doubles and North Florida rallied in the second half to knock off Charleston Southern 68-61 on Saturday.
Horchler finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season and Aminu pitched in with 13 points and 10 boards for his second. J.T. Escobar scored 14 for the Ospreys (5-7), while Garrett Sams had 10 rebounds and six assists but eight of North Florida's 27 turnovers.
North Florida win on road, top Charleston Southern 76-70
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Noah Horchler dunked with 17 seconds left to seal North Florida's 76-70 win at Charleston Southern on Saturday night.
The victory snapped a string of five straight road losses for the Ospreys, whose last road win was at NJIT in the Atlantic Sun tournament in February.
Duncan LeXander pulled Charleston Southern within three, 73-70 with a free throw with 1:09 left, but Horchler grabbed a pass from J.T. Escobar and slammed it home to put the game out of reach.
Keeling’s triple-double helps Charleston Southern win 93-67
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling notched a triple-double — the first in three decades for Charleston Southern — as he, Duncan LeXander and Deontaye Buskey combined for 63 points and the Buccaneers surged away from Coppin State 93-67 Friday.
Charleston Southern beats Trinity Baptist 98-49
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Freshman Timmy Sellers scored all 15 of his points in the first half, Dontrell Shuler added 12 points and Charleston Southern never trailed in beating Trinity Baptist 98-49 on Monday night.
Duncan LeXander scored 12 points and Travis McConico had 11 points and five assists for the Buccaneers (3-2), who shot 56 percent and outrebounded the Eagles 30-16. Christian Keeling and Jamir Moore scored 10 apiece.
Middle Tennessee holds off Charleston Southern 76-73
MUFRESSBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Antonio Green scored 22 points for his third straight 20-point game, Reggie Scurry added 12 points and Middle Tennessee held off Charleston Southern 76-73 on Friday night.
James Hawthorne scored 10 points for the Blue Raiders (3-1), who outshot the Buccaneers (2-2) 47 percent to 34 percent from the field and made 21 of 31 free throws.
Keeling scores 27, Charleston Southern beats SC State 89-72
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling led the way with 27 points as Charleston Southern eased past South Carolina State 89-72 on Tuesday night.
Keeling was 8 of 14 from the floor and 9 of 9 from the free throw line as Charleston Southern (2-1) made 20 of 29 free throw attempts. The Bulldogs (1-2) made 12 of 15 free throws.
Deontaye Buskey and Sean Price contributed 13 points apiece with Price grabbing eight rebounds for the Buccaneers.
Charleston Southern beats NAIA Columbia International 100-68
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Travis McConico and Duncan LeXander each scored 17 points and Charleston Southern beat NAIA Columbia International 100-68 on Tuesday night in a season opener.
McConico sank five of CSU's 16 3-pointers and Deontaye Buskey added three 3-pointers and 11 points. Christian Keeling was held to 13 points on 5-of-16 shots.
Charleston Southern ends Winthrop’s title hopes, 78-75
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. scored 26 points and Christian Keeling 22 as Charleston Southern beat Winthrop 78-75 on Saturday to erase the Eagles' Big South title hopes.
Winthrop (18-11, 12-6) came into the regular-season finale a game back of UNC Asheville, where the Eagles lost on Thursday, but fell behind by 19 points with nine minutes remaining. The Buccaneers made 10 of 12 free throws in the final 41 seconds to hold off the Eagles.
Charleston Southern fends off Campbell 72-68 behind Mitchell
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Cortez Mitchell scored 20 points and Jordan Jones 18 and Charleston Southern held off Campbell for a 72-68 win on Thursday night.
Chris Clemons' layup with 52 seconds left brought Campbell within 67-65 after a 9-2 run. Justin Jones made a layup and Travis McConico made 1 of 2 foul shots and Charleston Southern (12-15, 7-9 Big South) led by five.
UNC Asheville beats Charleston Southern 85-80 in OT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — MaCio Teague and Ahmad Thomas combined to shoot 9 of 15 from 3-point range and scored 47 points to help UNC Asheville beat Charleston Southern 85-80 on Sunday night.
Charleston Southern pulls away to win 77-65
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Cortez Mitchell scored 17 points and Christian Keeling added 15 to lead Charleston Southern over Longwood 77-65 on Thursday night.
Travis McConico added 14 points and Jordan Jones 10 for the Buccaneers (12-14, 7-8 Big South), who swept the season series from the Lancers (6-22, 3-12). Charleston Southern was only 3 of 12 from the arc but outscored Longwood 46-28 in the paint even though outrebounded 40-39.
Charleston Southern uses 7-0 surge, beats Presbyterian 64-54
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling scored 20 points and Charleston Southern closed on a 7-0 surge to beat Presbyterian 64-54 on Saturday.
Charleston (11-14, 6-8 Big South Conference) has won four of its last five games while Presbyterian (10-17, 3-11) has lost four of its last five.
Keeling made three 3-pointers and was 6 of 16 from the floor. Javis Howard didn't miss a shot for the Buccaneers, making two field goals and six free throws for 10 points.
Mitchell with 24, Charleston Southern downs Liberty 87-75
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Cortez Mitchell scored 24 points and Charleston Southern downed Liberty 87-75 on Wednesday night.
Travis McConico added 23 points with five rebounds for the Buccaneers (10-14, 5-8 Big South) who shot 61 percent from the field compared to 53 percent for Liberty. Christian Keeling scored 10 points.
Zeck’s putback gives Gardner-Webb 63-61 victory
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Patrick Zeck's putback with 11.4 seconds left lifted Gardner-Webb to a 63-61 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday.
David Efianayi missed a short jumper but Zeck was there for the follow from the center of the paint.
Charleston Southern's Christian Keeling hit a 3-pointer with 48 seconds left then Cortez Mitchell made a steal under the Buccaneers basket and laid the ball in for a 61-all tie after trailing by 14 in the second half.
Charleston Southern fends off High Point 83-74
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling tallied 23 points and three steals, Travis McConico came off the bench to score 18 with four assists and Charleston Southern slowly pulled away in the final 10 minutes to post an 83-74 victory over High Point on Thursday night.
Phlandrous Fleming Jr. added 15 points and Ty Jones scored 10 for the Buccaneers (9-13, 4-7 Big South Conference).
Keeling leads Charleston Southern to OT win over Radford
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Christian Keeling poured in 31 points, including nine of Charleston Southern's 10 points in overtime, to help the Buccaneers knock off Big South Conference front-running Radford 84-81 on Saturday.
Presbyterian turns backs Charleston Southern 57-59
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Davon Bell scored 19 points, Reggie Dillard had 17 and Presbyterian defeated Charleston Southern 57-49 on Wednesday night to end a 12-game losing streak in the series.
Bell had 13 points in the first half when the Blue Hose (9-13, 2-7 Big South Conference) shot 54 percent and opened a 33-26 lead. Dillard had 12 in the second half when Presbyterian held the Buccaneers (7-13, 2-7) to 27 percent shooting.
Charleston Southern runs away from Gardner-Webb 83-68
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling scored 26 points and Phlandrous Fleming Jr. scored 20 to help Charleston Southern beat Gardner-Webb 83-68 on Sunday to end its six-game losing streak.
Javis Howard and Ty Jones each scored 12 points and Jones grabbed seven rebounds for the Buccaneers (7-12, 2-6 Big South).
The teams traded 3-pointers at the end of the first half with Fleming making one and Liam O'Reilly scoring one for Gardner-Webb (10-11, 5-3) which went to intermission down 31-30.
Clemons scores 23, Campbell beats Charleston Southern 62-47
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Chris Clemons made three 3-pointers, hit all 10 of his free throws and scored 23 points as Campbell defeated Charleston Southern 62-47 on Thursday night.
Cory Gensler added 14 points and nine rebounds and Andrew Eudy had 11 rebounds to go with seven points with the Camels (10-9, 4-3 Big South) making 18 of 20 free throws while shooting 44 percent from the field, 13 percent better than the Buccaneers (6-12, 1-6).
Teague scores 27, Asheville tops Charleston Southern 83-73
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — MaCio Teague scored 27 points, hitting five of UNC Asheville's 13 3-pointers , and the Bulldogs defeated Charleston Southern 83-73 on Monday night.
Ahmad Thomas added 19 points and Raekwon Miller 15 for the Bulldogs (11-8, 4-2 Big South), who have won three straight. UNC Asheville shot 62 percent for the game (29 of 47), going 13 of 21 behind the arc.
Radford beats Charleston Southern 64-61 for 6th straight win
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Carlik Jones had 15 points and three assists, two steals and a blocked shot to help Radford hold off Charleston Southern 64-61 on Tuesday night for its sixth straight victory.
Proctor leads High Point past Charleston Southern, 80-59
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Jahaad Proctor got 19 of his career-high 29 points in the first half and High Point cruised to an 80-59 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday night.
Andre Fox added 20 points and Brandonn Kamga had 12 for High Point, which hit 10 of 18 from long range and shot 51 percent from the field overall. Proctor was 9 for 14 from the field, including five 3-pointers, and missed just one of his seven free throws.