BUIES CREEK, N.C. -- Lorne Merthie scored 20 points and Campbell defeated East Tennessee State 68-62 on Monday night.
Jonathan Rodriguez finished with 11 points and 14 rebounds and Matt Gwynne tallied 14 points as Campbell (13-15, 10-9 Atlantic Sun Conference) topped the Buccaneers for the first time in school history.
ETSU (18-10, 12-6) led 38-30 at halftime, but shot 27.3 percent in the second half (9-for-33), snapping a 10-game winning streak against the Camels.
The Camels, who turned the ball over 13 times for 20 ETSU points, outrebounded the Buccaneers 44-38. Campbell picked up 12 second-chance points, compared to six by ETSU.