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Hammond, USC Upstate beat High Point in Big South tourney

Mar. 3, 2020 11:34 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Everette Hammond had 23 points as South Carolina Upstate got past High Point 69-59 in the first round of the Big South Conference tournament on Tuesday night. Tommy Bruner added 12 points for USC Upstate (13-19). Dalvin White added 12 points. Nevin Zink had 10 rebounds. The No. 7...

Winthrop tops High Point to claim share of Big South title

Feb. 29, 2020 10:08 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Hunter Hale scored 22 points and Chandler Vaudrin distributed a career-high 15 assists and Winthrop beat High Point 84-76 on Saturday to clinch a share of the Big South Conference regular season championship. John-Michael Wright had 24 points and six rebounds for the Panthers (9-22,...

Jones lifts UNC Asheville past High Point 80-76

Feb. 27, 2020 10:10 PM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Tajion Jones had 23 points, making 5 of 7 3-pointers, and UNC Asheville narrowly defeated High Point 80-76 on Thursday night. Jones, Lavar Batts Jr. and Devon Baker combined to make six straight free throws in the final 11 seconds to secure it. LJ Thorpe had 19 points, eight...

Wright scores 18 to carry High Point past USC Upstate 62-54

Feb. 15, 2020 11:25 PM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — John-Michael Wright had 18 points and seven rebounds as High Point defeated South Carolina Upstate 62-54 on Saturday night. Eric Coleman Jr. had 16 points for High Point (8-19, 5-9 Big South Conference). Jamal Wright added 10 points. Tommy Bruner had 23 points for the Spartans...

Fleming Jr. lifts Charleston Southern over High Point 66-63

Feb. 13, 2020 10:28 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. buried a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left in the game and Charleston Southern rallied for a 66-63 victory over High Point on Thursday night. Fleming hit 8 of 18 shots from the floor with three 3-pointers and matched his career high for rebounds in picking up his...

Cornwall carries Gardner-Webb past High Point 86-55

Feb. 10, 2020 9:58 PM EST

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Jaheam Cornwall made 8 of 13 3-pointers and matched his career high with 24 points and Gardner-Webb beat High Point 86-55 on Monday night. Nate Johnson scored 17 points and Justin Jenkins added 15 for the Bulldogs (10-14, 6-6 Big South Conference), who led 47-20 at halftime and...

Jeffers, Jones stop High Point rally, Radford holds on 81-70

Feb. 8, 2020 10:12 PM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Josiah Jeffers hit a 3-pointer with 49 seconds remaining, blunting a High Point rally as Radford won a fourth straight, 81-70, Saturday night. Jeffers finished with a career-high 12 points, making 4-of-7 from distance. Carlik Jones led the Highlanders with 20 points and five...

Wright scores 34 to lift High Point over Hampton 88-85

Feb. 6, 2020 10:36 PM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Jamal Wright scored 34 points and Caden Sanchez added 24, both career highs, and High Point edged Hampton 88-85 on Thursday night. High Point pushed a 40-39 halftime lead to 13 midway through the second half but basket by Ben Stanley pulled the Bears into a tie at 80 with 2 1/2...