ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Demetrius Troy scored 14 points with four 3-pointers, James Dickey added 13 points with 10 rebounds, and top-seeded UNC Greensboro beat No. 8 seed The Citadel 72-58 on Saturday to advance to the Southern Conference Tournament semifinals.
Francis Alonso added 12 points and Marvin Smith and Isaiah Miller scored 10 points apiece for the outright SoCon champion Spartans (25-7), who will face the winner between No. 4 Mercer and No. 5 Wofford in Sunday's first semifinal.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Zane Najdawi scored 16 points and No. 8 seed The Citadel held off ninth-seeded VMI 78-70 in the first round of the Southern Conference Tournament on Friday.
The Citadel (11-20) will play top-seeded UNC Greensboro (24-7) in a Saturday quarterfinal.
Najdawi was 4 of 11 from the field but made 7 of 11 of his free throws. Frankie Johnson and Matt Frierson added 12 points apiece, and Hayden Brown chipped in 11 for the Bulldogs. Frierson made four of The Citadel's 14 3-pointers.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Zane Najdawi scored 24 points, including a late tie-breaking 3-pointer, and Frankie Johnson hit four free throws in the final 17 seconds to help The Citadel beat East Tennessee State 84-82 on Tuesday night.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Bubba Parham scored 25 points with four steals, Myles Lewis added 11 points, and VMI held off The Citadel 75-71 on Saturday to end a five-game skid and snap a two-game losing streak against the Bulldogs.
Jordan Ratliffe scored nine points with six rebounds for the Keydets (8-18, 3-12).
Matt Frierson scored six straight, Kaelon Harris hit a transition 3, and The Citadel led 71-70 on Zane Najdawi's jumper with 59 seconds left.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Makale Foreman made six 3-pointers and scored 22 points and Chattanooga beat The Citadel 85-82 on Thursday night.
Makinde London added 16 points and Joshua Phillips and Rodney Chatman 14 each for the Mocs (9-17, 3-10 Southern), who snapped a two-game skid by shooting 57 percent, making 11 3-pointers.
CHARLOTTE, S.C. (AP) — Zane Najdawi scored 28 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and Frankie Johnson drove for one layup to force overtime and another to give The Citadel the lead for good in the extra period on Saturday and the Bulldogs defeated Furman 100-92 to cap an intense three-win home stand.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Desonta Bradford had a career-high 23 points and nine rebounds, Bo Hodges added 19 points and nine boards, and first-place East Tennessee State won its 13th straight with a 73-71 victory over The Citadel on Monday night.
ETSU (19-4, 10-0 Southern) trails Purdue and St. Mary's with 16 consecutive wins apiece. The Bucs have won 17 of their last 18 games — with a loss at then No. 10 Xavier.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Zane Najdawi scored a career-high 37 points, Matt Frierson set career highs with 31 points and nine 3-pointers, and The Citadel rallied to beat Chattanooga 110-101 in overtime on Saturday to win its first Southern Conference game and end a five-game skid.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Frankie Johnson scored 15 points with five assists, Kaelon Harris made a go-ahead 3-pointer in the closing seconds, and The Citadel finished with an 11-2 run to beat James Madison 84-82 on Tuesday night.
The Citadel trailed 80-73 with 2:55 left. Johnson banked in a 3-pointer to close to 82-81 with 47 seconds left, Derek Webster Jr. drew a charge on the other end and Harris hit a 3 with 22 seconds left.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Zane Najdawi made 12 of 15 from the field and scored 28 points and Tariq Simmons had 16 points, a career-high seven rebounds, four assists and four steals to help The Citadel beat Trinity Baptist 116-66 on Tuesday night.
Kaelon Harris and Hayden Brown scored 11 points apiece for The Citadel (3-2). Frankie Johnson added nine points and five steals, while Preston Parks finished with eight points, a career-high tying nine assists and four steals.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Femi Olujobi hit 13 of 15 shots from the field to post 29 points to go with nine rebounds and North Carolina A&T built a double-digit lead in the first half and made it stand up in a 92-73 win at The Citadel Wednesday night.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Frankie Johnson stole the ball with six seconds left and then the freshman made two free throws as The Citadel held off VMI 79-74 on Saturday.
VMI's top scorer, QJ Peterson pulled the Keydets to 73-71 with just under three minutes remaining but missed two jump shots in the final minute and had just grabbed a defensive rebound when Johnson stripped the ball away with six seconds left.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Kaelon Harris scored 23 points and Frankie Johnson hit two crucial free throws in the final minute as The Citadel survived in overtime 104-103 against conference rival Wofford on Monday night.
A Preston Parks 3 for the Bulldogs tied the game at 91 with 1:14 left and forced the overtime period. The Citadel kept the pressure on, scoring nine of the first 11 points for a 100-93 lead.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Shane Whitfield scored a career-high 29 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and Campbell slipped past The Citadel for a 97-91 win Sunday in the Holy City Hoops Classic.
Chris Clemons added 27 points and Cory Gensler had 12 for Campbell (5-4), which shot 60 percent. Whitfield's rebounding total also was a career best and the game marked his first double-double.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Quayson Williams was 7 of 14 from beyond the arc to total 26 points and lead The Citadel to a dominating 119-90 win over NAIA's Truett-McConnell to give coach Duggar Baucom his 200th career win on Tuesday night.
Frankie Johnson was 7 of 9 from the floor for 17 points, Warren Sledge added 15 and Brian White chipped in 13 for The Citadel (2-1). Zane Jajdawi had nine points and grabbed 10 rebounds.