Charleston Southern pounds Longwood 84-43 behind Keeling

Save Story
Leer en español

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling had 19 points, Phlandrous Fleming Jr. scored 18 and Charleston Southern throttled Longwood 84-43 in a Big South opener on Saturday.

Charleston Southern (6-6) took the lead for good with an 18-2 run early with Travis McConico burying a pair of 3-pointers and one each from Jamaal David and Fleming.

JaShaun Smith hit a 3 to reduce Longwood's deficit to 25-15 with 6:49 before halftime, but Cortez Mitchell made a layup and Fleming buried another 3 for a 15-point lead. Fleming's last 3 of the half put the Buccaneers up 42-23 at the break.

Charleston Southern extended its lead to 61-30 with a 19-7 run after intermission with Keeling scoring eight and Cortez Mitchell adding seven. Mitchell finished with 13 points and McConico scored 10.

Smith led Longwood (3-11) with 15 points.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent National Sports stories

Related topics

CollegeNational Sports
The Associated Press


    From first downs to buzzer beaters, get’s top sports stories delivered to your inbox weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast