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Charleston Southern hits 15 3-pointers; beats Gardner-Webb

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Saah Nimley hit seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 37 points — his fourth straight 30-plus point game — as Charleston Southern cruised past Gardner-Webb 93-80 on Saturday.

Nimley was 11 of 21 from the field, including 7 of 12 on 3-pointers, and hit 8 of 11 free throws. He has scored 146 points (18, 30, 30, 31, and 37) during Charleston Southern's five-game winning streak.

Arlon Harper hit three 3-pointers and had 20 points for Charleston Southern (12-7, 6-2 Big South). Will Saunders hit 5 of 6 3-pointers and finished with 17 points.

Nimley, Harper and Saunders hit all 15 of Charleston Southern's 3-pointers and combined for 74 points.

Tyrell Nelson and Adonis Burbage scored 19 points apiece for Gardner-Webb (13-8, 5-3). Harold McBride hit four 3-pointers and finished with 17 points, and Jarvis Davis added 11 as the Bulldogs hit 12 of 28 3-pointers.

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