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Charleston Southern tops Presbyterian 74-66

Jan. 23, 2020 10:26 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. had 25 points as Charleston Southern topped Presbyterian 74-66 on Thursday night. Ty Jones had 12 points for Charleston Southern (10-9, 4-3 Big South Conference). Duncan LeXander added 10 points. Deontaye Buskey had nine points, six rebounds and six assists....

Sheriff: 3 found dead in car appear to have been shot

Jan. 21, 2020 2:39 PM EST

PINEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Three people who were found dead in a car in rural South Carolina appear to have been fatally shot and may have been involved in a crash, according to a sheriff. The car was found in a field near Pineville, Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis told news outlets late Monday night....

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...