No. 11 seed South Carolina Upstate (6-25, 1-16) vs. No. 6 seed Charleston Southern (15-14, 9-7)
Big South Conference Tourney First Round, Buccaneer Fieldhouse, Charleston, South Carolina;...
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jaylon Wilson's layup put Longwood in front midway through overtime and the Lancers made just enough free throws to hold off South Carolina Upstate 83-79 in a Big South Conference battle Saturday afternoon.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hank Hollingsworth hit a jumper in the final seconds to give Cal Poly a 75-74 overtime victory in the Portland Classic on Saturday.
South Carolina Upstate's Malik Moore missed a 3-point attempt as time expired.
Hollingsworth sank two free throws to give Cal Poly a 67-64 lead with less than a minute remaining in regulation. Jure Span drilled a 3 to tie it with :47 left but missed a layup in the final seconds.
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Jake Stephens scored 20 points and made all four of his shots from 3-point distance, leading four players into double-figure scoring as VMI held off South Carolina Upstate 78-72 in a back-and-forth game Wednesday night in the first meeting between the teams.
Bubba Parham, the VMI's leading scorer, added 14, nine coming in the last 4:36 on a pair of jumpers and five of six at the foul line. He led with seven assists.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — RaySean Scott scored a career-high 21 points and Florida Gulf Coast became the first team in the country this season to clinch a league title, beating South Carolina Upstate 88-71 on Saturday.
FGCU (20-8, 11-0 Atlantic Sun) roared back from a 44-29 halftime deficit and outscored the Spartans 59-27 after halftime on 73-percent shooting. The Eagles, winners of 13 straight, shot 24 of 33 after intermission while USC Upstate was 9 of 34 after the break.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Zach Johnson had 17 points, on 8-of-11 shooting, and six assists and Dinero Mercurius scored 13 points, including three 3-pointers, to help Florida Gulf Coast beat USC Upstate 75-58 on Thursday night.
Ricky Doyle added 11 points for FGCU (11-8, 2-0 Atlantic Sun).
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Anthony Tarke scored 21 points, capping an early 13-2 rally for the lead and NJIT never lost it, defeating South Carolina Upstate 98-87 on Saturday, winning its first Atlantic Sun Conference opener in the three seasons since joining the conference.
NJIT (8-8, 1-0) trailed 14-7 early when Shawndale Jones scored on a layup and a 3-pointer back-to-back, adding a free throw to convert a 4-point play, sparking the rally that put the Highlanders in the driver's seat.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Isaiah Ross finished with 21 points and Broderick Robinson scored 20 to lead UMKC past South Carolina Upstate 79-77 on Tuesday.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Deion Holmes scored 25 points, Malik Moore had 13 points, 12 rebounds and six assists, and South Carolina Upstate beat NAIA Coastal Georgia 83-75 on Monday.
Holmes made a 3-pointer with 4:29 remaining to push Upstate's lead to 74-62 but Coastal Georgia answered with an 8-0 run.
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Liam O'Reilly and DJ Laster combined for 37 points as Gardner-Webb took an early lead and thumped South Carolina Upstate 87-66 to halt a three-game skid on Saturday afternoon.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Deion Holmes scored 24 points to lead South Carolina Upstate to a 79-59 victory over Division II Paine on Monday night.
Holmes shot 9 of 18 from the field and made three 3-pointers. Mike Cunningham added 17 points for South Carolina Upstate (2-3). Ramel Thompkins, who scored a career-high 26 points in a 10-point loss to Charleston Southern on Saturday, had just 12 points on 3-of-11 shooting from the floor.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. knocked down 5 of 7 from 3-point range and scored 19 points to spark Charleston Southern to an 82-72 victory over South Carolina Upstate.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Malik Moore scored 18 points, Jure Span added 17 and South Carolina Upstate defeated NAIA Allen University 85-66 on Sunday.
Deion Holmes added 13 points and Mike Cunningham had 12 for the Spartans (1-1) to help new coach Kyle Perry get his first win. Ramel Thompkins had 12 rebounds with Upstate posting a plus-17 on the boards, including 16-6 on the offensive end.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Kendrick Ray scored 24 points, Aubrey Williams dropped in the go-ahead layup and No. 5 seed Kennesaw State held off fourth-seeded South Carolina-Upstate for an 80-78 win in the Atlantic Sun quarterfinals Monday night.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Philip Whittington scored 14 points and had 13 rebounds, and Michael Buchanan, Deion Holmes and Jure Span each scored 11 as South Carolina Upstate beat Jacksonville 73-66 Saturday.
Whittington made two free throws putting South Carolina Upstate (11-8, 1-1 Atlantic Sun) up 63-62 with 4:02 to go and the Spartans never trailed again.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Michael Buchanan scored 24 points and tied his career high with 15 rebounds for his ninth double-double this season and South Carolina Upstate won its fourth straight, opening Atlantic Sun play with a 75-65 win over NJIT on Saturday.
Mike Cunningham added 13 points and Josh Cuthbertson 12 for the Spartans (11-7).