Charleston Southern vs. Winthrop: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Charleston Southern vs. Winthrop: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Charleston Southern 65
(13-9, 5-6 away)
Winthrop 70
(11-13, 9-4 home)
Venue: Winthrop Coliseum
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Charleston Southern 20 45 65
Winthrop 26 44 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Charleston Southern S Nimley 24 S Nimley 10 S Nimley 3
Winthrop A Smith 20 J Jerome 10 A Smith 3

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, Charleston Southern took a home loss to Winthrop 70-65 in conference play. The Buccaneers tie the season series against Winthrop at 1-1 with the loss. The Buccaneers got a double-double out of Saah Nimley with a game-high 24 points and 10 rebounds (3 Ast 3 Stl). Arlon Harper got 14 points and added six rebounds. For the Eagles, Andre Smith finished with a team-high 20 points and three rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, Feb. 16 when Charleston Southern (13-9, 8-3 Big South) goes to North Carolina-Asheville (15-11, 9-3 Big South).

Charleston Southern Game Notes

  • The last time CSU started the season 13-9 was 1996.
  • The Buccaneers have been unlucky four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Charleston Southern is 18-26 in close games.
  • Charleston Southern has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-6) after recording 65 or fewer total points.
  • The Buccaneers have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-4) after having a field goal percentage of 32.3 percent or worse.
  • The Buccaneers set a season high for steals (14).
  • The last time CSU recorded at least 14 steals was Feb 23, 2012 against Virginia Military Institute.
  • CSU set season lows for three-pointers (three) and three-point percentage (11.1).
  • Charleston Southern has been outshot by their opponents in three-point percentage for the past five games.
  • Saah Nimley accounted for 36.9 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Saah Nimley and Arlon Harper) accounted for 45.7 percent of the rebounds.
  • Saah Nimley has led the team in scoring 12 times and in rebounding 8 times in 22 games this season.
  • This marks the 19th 20-point game of Saah Nimley's career.
  • Saah Nimley recorded a double-double. It was his fifth this season and sixth of his career.
  • Arlon Harper has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Arlon Harper.
  • Mathiang Muo has six straight double-digit point games.

Winthrop Game Notes

  • The Eagles won this one, but have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Winthrop is 27-35 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Andre Smith and Joab Jerome) accounted for 44.2 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Joab Jerome and Gideon Gamble) accounted for 47.5 percent of the rebounds.
  • Andre Smith has led the team in scoring four times in 24 games this season.
  • Joab Jerome has led the team in rebounding five times in 24 games this season.
  • Joab Jerome recorded the second double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Joab Jerome recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • Joab Jerome set a career high with 10 rebounds.
  • This marks the second 20-point game of Andre Smith's career.
  • Andre Smith set a career high with four three-pointers.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Gideon Gamble.
  • Gideon Gamble set a career high with nine defensive rebounds.
CSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ASaah Nimley3724103307
B+Arlon Harper301461301
BMathiang Muo291340210
C+Malcolm Bernard13400210
CPaul Gombwer17260102
CCedrick Bowen18411100
CAllie Fullah12220000
-Matt Kennedy5010100
DS. Strickland11200000
DJeremy Sexton28021101
WIN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAndre Smith312033103
B+Joab Jerome3511101014
B+Steve Johnson21950000
BGideon Gamble26791032
B-Reggie King22542002
CJames Bourne25830102
CDerrick Henry28712104
C-C. Farmer8310001
-Shola Diop4000001

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