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Edwards helps No. 24 Purdue hold off Ball State 84-75

Nov. 10, 2018 11:26 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — One big second-half push by Purdue was enough. Carsen Edwards scored 23 points on 8-for-22 shooting, and the 24th-ranked Boilermakers pulled away from Ball State for an 84-75 victory on Saturday night. Edwards struggled with his shooting stroke at times but managed to contribute...

Wilson's two scores lift C. Southern over Gardner-Webb 16-0

Nov. 10, 2018 9:31 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Terrence Wilson ran for 137 yards and scored two touchdowns and Charleston Southern beat Gardner-Webb 16-0 on Saturday. Wilson ran for scores of 1 and 3 yards in the decisive second quarter and Charleston Southern (4-5, 2-2 Big South Conference) closed it out on defense the rest of...

Allen bounces back, Florida tops Charleston Southern 76-46

Nov. 9, 2018 10:07 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — KeVaughn Allen bounced back in a big way from his first scoreless outing in three years. Allen had 14 points after getting shut out in the season opener and led Florida to a 76-46 victory over Charleston Southern on Friday night. "When he gets going, he gets the whole team going...

Charleston Southern beats NAIA Columbia International 100-68

Nov. 6, 2018 10:36 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Travis McConico and Duncan LeXander each scored 17 points and Charleston Southern beat NAIA Columbia International 100-68 on Tuesday night in a season opener. McConico sank five of CSU's 16 3-pointers and Deontaye Buskey added three 3-pointers and 11 points. Christian Keeling was...

Riller has 27 points as Charleston holds off Presbyterian

Nov. 6, 2018 9:44 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Grant Riller scored 27 points and Jarrell Brantley added 19 while pulling down 14 rebounds for his 24th career double-double as Charleston fought off Presbyterian for an 85-73 victory on Tuesday night. Zep Jasper had 15 points and Isaih Moore contributed 13 for Charleston....

'Southern Charm' star's sex assault case heads to trial

Nov. 6, 2018 9:40 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The sex assault case against "Southern Charm" star and former South Carolina treasurer Thomas Ravenel is going to trial. The Post and Courier reports a judge ruled Monday that the case will proceed. The 56-year-old reality television star was arrested in September on assault and...

Democrat making noise in typically Republican SC district

Nov. 1, 2018 3:10 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrats trying to flip a U.S. House seat in South Carolina for the first time since 1986 are pouring most of their state efforts into a coastal district where Republican primary voters ousted the incumbent, instead choosing an enthusiastic backer of President Donald Trump. Democrat...

Study: S Carolina teachers poorer today than in 2008

Nov. 1, 2018 8:25 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A study by the National Education Association says South Carolina teachers are poorer today than they were during the Great Recession. The Post and Courier reported Tuesday that the study says salaries for teachers in the state have crept up to about $51,000, but haven't kept pace...

Chef who exposed himself at women-focused party arrested

Nov. 1, 2018 6:59 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina chef who exposed his genitalia and buttocks at an event showcasing women-owned businesses has been arrested. Charleston police arrest records show Mike Ray was charged with indecent exposure Wednesday, two days after he announced he would step away from his...

Chef who exposed himself at women-focused party steps down

Oct. 31, 2018 6:13 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina chef who exposed his genitalia and buttocks at an event showcasing women-owned businesses says he'll seek counseling. Mike Ray tells The Post & Courier he's "always been the life of the party," but says he realized pulling his pants down "didn't go over so...