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Miller's game winner boosts Charleston past Hofstra

Jan. 18, 2020 6:31 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Sam Miller scored 20 points and his layup with nine seconds left carried Charleston past Hofstra 69-67 on Saturday. Following Miller's layup, Grant Riller stole the ball from Jalen Ray to preserve the win. Hofstra's Issac Kante tied it at 67 on a layup with 40 seconds left. The...

Fleming with career-high 31, Charleston Southern romps 79-60

Jan. 18, 2020 5:11 PM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. scored a career-high 31 points with five 3-pointers and Charleston Southern was 12-of-22 from distance in a 79-60 romp at High Point on Saturday. Fleming. making 11-of-20 shots, led a hot-shooting Buccaneers squad that was 56% shooting from the field and 55%...

Roland leads Northeastern over Coll. Of Charleston 79-76

Jan. 16, 2020 11:02 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jordan Roland had nine of his 33 points in the final three minutes and Northeastern edged College of Charleston 79-76 on Thursday night. Bolden Brace had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Northeastern (10-8, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive road...

Thorpe carries UNC-Asheville past Charleston Southern 71-69

Jan. 11, 2020 8:49 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — LJ Thorpe tallied 16 points and 10 rebounds to lift UNC-Asheville to a 71-69 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday. DeVon Baker had 17 points for UNC-Asheville (7-7, 1-2 Big South Conference). Lavar Batts Jr. added 14 points and five steals. Tajion Jones had 13 points and six...

Munoz leads Longwood over Charleston Southern 74-56

Jan. 8, 2020 10:26 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Juan Munoz had 17 points off the bench to lift Longwood to a 74-56 win over Charleston Southern on Wednesday night. JaShaun Smith had 15 points for Longwood (6-10, 1-2 Big South Conference), which broke its four-game losing streak. Jaylon Wilson added 10 points. DeShaun Wade had 10...

This undated photo provided by Ben Brengle shows his dog Bella. Brengle, of South Carolina, is offering $10,000 for the safe return of his dog after someone stole his truck with the pet inside. (Ben Brengle/Ben.aroundtheworld IG via AP)

South Carolina man finds his stolen dog dead along a highway

Jan. 6, 2020 11:14 AM EST

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man whose dog was stolen during a truck theft in South Carolina found his beloved pet's body alongside a highway. Ben Brengle found the body of his 2-year-old yellow Labrador retriever mix named Bella early Sunday, Charleston police spokesperson Karley Ash told WCSC-TV. Her...

Stanley lifts Hampton past Charleston Southern 92-85

Jan. 4, 2020 9:47 PM EST

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Benjamin Stanley scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Hampton won its Big South Conference opener 92-85 over Charleston Southern on Saturday night. The Buccaneers closed to 83-81 on Phlandrous Fleming Jr.'s layup with 1:39 left, but Davion Warren hit a jumper and the Pirates...

Riller scores 31, Charleston tops James Madison 85-69

Jan. 4, 2020 6:50 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Grant Riller poured in a season-high 31 points and Charleston remained unbeaten in Colonial Athletic Association play with an 85-69 victory over James Madison on Saturday. Riller sank 11 of 19 shots from the floor and added nine rebounds, four assists and two steals for the Cougars...

This undated photo provided by Ben Brengle shows his dog Bella. Brengle, of South Carolina, is offering $10,000 for the safe return of his dog after someone stole his truck with the pet inside. (Ben Brengle/Ben.aroundtheworld IG via AP)

1 arrest after truck and dog are stolen; dog remains missing

Jan. 3, 2020 8:08 AM EST

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina have made an arrest after a man's truck was stolen with his dog inside it, but the dog remains missing. Tips about the missing truck led authorities to Richard Rawlings Jr., who was arrested Thursday after a manhunt through a wooded area in Berkeley...

Fleming leads Charleston Southern over USC Upstate 89-75

Jan. 2, 2020 10:14 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. scored 25 points and made three steals and Charleston Southern beat USC Upstate 89-75 in Thursday nights' Big South Conference opener for both teams. Dontrall Shuler added 19 points with four assists for the Buccaneers (7-6), who have won three straight and...