Scores

Final

Charl Southern 88

(7-4, 2-0 Big South)

Stetson 81

(4-6, 1-1 A-Sun)

    7:00 PM ET, December 21, 2011

    Edmunds Center, Deland, Florida

    1 2 T
    CHSO 37 5188
    STET 40 4181

    Top Performers

    Charleston Southern: S. Nimley 23 Pts, 2 Reb, 12 Ast

    Stetson: C. Perez 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Charleston Southern 88, Stetson 81

    Associated Press

    DELAND, Fla. -- Saah Nimley had 23 points and 12 assists to lead Charleston Southern to an 88-81 win over Stetson on Wednesday night.

    Cedric Bowen added 17 points, Kelvin Martin had 16, Sheldon Strickland 14 and Arlon Harper 11 for the Buccaneers (7-4), who hit 51.5 percent (34 of 66) from the field.

    The Hatters (4-6) led by 13 points in the first half and 40-37at the break.

    Trailing 68-60 with 11:26 to play, Charleston Southern went on a 15-2 run to take the lead for good. Martin's layup capped the surge to give the Buccaneers a 75-70 advantage with 7:08 left. The Buccaneers then hit 5 of 6 free throws in the final minute to seal it.

    Chris Perez scored a career-high 23 points, Joel Naburgs added 14 and Willie Green had 10 for Stetson, which has lost three in a row and five of its past six.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHSO
    STET
    Points 88 81
    FG Made-Attempted 34-66 (.515) 30-68 (.441)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-19 (.474) 13-31 (.419)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-19 (.579) 8-13 (.615)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 13

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Nov 21, 2011 @CHSO 73, STET 64Recap
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