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AP Interview: Warren says voters are ready for female ticket

Dec. 8, 2019 9:06 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Elizabeth Warren said Sunday she believes Americans are ready for a presidential ticket with two women at the top, rejecting concerns from some Democrats that a woman can't beat President Donald Trump. "Sure, why not?" the Democratic presidential candidate told The Associated Press...

Riller's double-double sends Charleston past D-II Coker

Dec. 8, 2019 6:06 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Grant Riller had 23 points and 10 rebounds and College of Charleston beat Division II-level Coker 76-50 on Sunday. Jaylen McManus had 11 points for College of Charleston (5-4) and Osinachi Smart added 10 points and nine rebounds. Noel Pinnock had 13 points and eight rebounds for the...

Charleston Southern thwarts NCCU’s late rally for 58-53 win

Dec. 7, 2019 7:53 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ty Jones hit a jumper and Dontrell Shuler drove for a layup as Charleston Southern pulled away from North Carolina Central in the final seconds to claim a 58-53 win on Saturday night. The Buccaneers held a 37-22 lead at halftime before North Carolina Central rallied. Evan Clayborne...

Haley: Killer 'hijacked' Confederate flag meaning for some

Dec. 7, 2019 4:23 AM EST

Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said in an interview that a man who gunned down nine worshipers at an African American church in 2015 “hijacked” the ideals many connected to the Confederate battle flag. Haley told conservative political commentator and Blaze TV host Glenn Beck that the flag...

Historic US towns endured wars, storms. What about sea rise?

Dec. 5, 2019 12:46 PM EST

SWANSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Historic cities and towns along the Southeastern U.S. coast have survived wars, hurricanes, disease outbreaks and other calamities, but now that sea levels are creeping up with no sign of stopping, they face a more existential crisis. With a total annual budget of $225 million,...

LeXander leads Charleston Southern past Missouri, 68-60

Dec. 3, 2019 11:48 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Charleston Southern came to Missouri with a losing record and one of the nation’s worst offenses. The Buccaneers left with a stunning 68-60 upset over the Tigers on Tuesday. “I knew this day was coming,” Charleston Southern coach Barclay Radebaugh said. “I...

Charleston Southern dials in the 3, upsets Missouri, 68-60

Dec. 3, 2019 11:42 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Charleston Southern came to Missouri with a losing record and one of the nation’s worst offenses. The Buccaneers left with a stunning 68-60 upset over the Tigers on Tuesday. Charleston Southern made 8 of 11 3-pointers in the second half, including two 3s by Duncan LeXander and...

Florida State beats Purdue in OT, wins Emerald Coast Classic

Nov. 30, 2019 11:13 PM EST

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton's penchant for using lots of players paid off with a huge trophy after defeating Purdue on Saturday night in the Emerald Coast Classic championship game. Trent Forrest scored 17 points to lead the Seminoles to the 63-60 overtime victory, but...

Turner’s buzzer-beater gives No. 17 Vols win over No. 20 VCU

Nov. 30, 2019 7:42 PM EST

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes saved a timeout in the waning seconds against VCU, allowing the Volunteers to get to the frontcourt and inbound the ball with 1.7 seconds remaining in a tie game. And he knew he had a player he could count on in that situation. Lamonte Turner hit a...

MVP Johnson leads Florida to 70-65 win over No. 18 Xavier

Nov. 24, 2019 11:37 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Florida’s finally happy to gain attention for who it beat than the teams it’s lost to this season. Keyontae Johnson and Andrew Nembhard had 15 points each and Florida held off No. 18 Xavier 70-65 in the Charleston Classic championship Sunday night. “It’s...