Charleston Southern overpowers Presbyterian 72-54
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Allie Fullah scored 13 points and Saah Nimley added 11 to guide Charleston Southern over Presbyterian 72-64 Tuesday night.
Fullah scored six points and posted a block during a key 16-3 first-half run that turned a 5-4 deficit into a 21-7 advantage.
Charleston Southern (14-9, 9-3 Big South Conference) took its largest lead of the game, 58-33, on a Cedrick Bowen dunk with 13:20 left to play.
Joshua Clyburn tallied 15 points and eight rebounds, Khalid Mutakabbir added 11 points and Eric Washington chipped in 10 for Presbyterian (7-20, 4-9), which got just seven points off the bench. The Buccaneers' bench contributed 29 points in the win, led by Bowen's nine.
Charleston Southern outshot Presbyterian 45 percent (27 of 60) to 37 percent (20 of 53) and collected a 36-33 rebounding edge. The Buccaneers forced 13 turnovers, on the strength of 10 steals, and scored 14 points off those errors.