Charleston Southern vs. UNC Asheville: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Charleston Southern vs. UNC Asheville: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Charleston Southern 73
(14-9, 6-6 away)
UNC Asheville 65
(15-12, 9-4 home)
Venue: Kimmel Arena
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, February 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Charleston Southern 29 44 73
UNC Asheville 27 38 65
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Charleston Southern S Nimley 18 P Gombwer 10 S Nimley 7
UNC Asheville T Meyer 27 D Cunningham 10 T Meyer 5

On Saturday, Feb. 16, Charleston Southern got a victory on the road against North Carolina-Asheville 73-65 in conference action. With a record of 2-0, the Buccaneers stay unbeaten against North Carolina-Asheville this season. Arlon Harper had a big game for the Buccaneers and got 17 points and seven rebounds. Saah Nimley had a team-high 18 points and added seven rebounds. Trent Meyer finished with a career-high 27 points (5 Ast 4 Reb 4 Stl) for the Bulldogs, making 7 of 12 from three-point range. Next up for Charleston Southern (14-9, 9-3 Big South) is Presbyterian (6-20, 3-9 Big South) on Tuesday, Feb. 19 on their home court.

Charleston Southern Game Notes

  • Charleston Southern started 14-9 during the 2011 and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Buccaneers have won every game this season (7-0) after recording 29 or more field goals made.
  • Charleston Southern has won every game this season (8-0) when its field goal percentage has been 46.8 percent or better.
  • CSU has won every game this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 37.9 percent field goal percentage.
  • CSU has won 90 percent of the time this season (9-1) when opponents record 35 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season Charleston Southern has won 78 percent of the time (7-2) when Mathiang Muo has four field goals made or more and 71 percent of the time (5-2) when Saah Nimley has four three-pointers or more.
  • CSU set season lows for blocks (zero) and free throws made (five).
  • Charleston Southern has been outshot by their opponents in three-point percentage for the past six games.
  • The top two scorers (Saah Nimley and Arlon Harper) accounted for 47.9 percent of the points.
  • Saah Nimley has led the team in scoring in 13 out of 23 games this season.
  • Paul Gombwer has led the team in rebounding in eight out of 23 games this season.
  • Arlon Harper has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Arlon Harper had a career high with six assists.
  • Saah Nimley has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Mathiang Muo has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Paul Gombwer recorded the seventh double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Paul Gombwer had career highs with a 100 percent field goal percentage and eight defensive rebounds.

North Carolina-Asheville Game Notes

  • Trent Meyer recorded a team season high in three-pointers with seven.
  • Trent Meyer accounted for 41.5 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (D.J. Cunningham and Jeremy Atkinson) accounted for 48.5 percent of the rebounds.
  • Trent Meyer has led the team in scoring four times in 27 games this season.
  • D.J. Cunningham has led the team in rebounding seven times in 27 games this season.
  • Jeremy Atkinson has 14 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Trent Meyer's career.
  • Trent Meyer set career highs with 27 points, 10 field goals made, and seven three-pointers.
  • Keith Hornsby has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • D.J. Cunningham recorded the 17th double-digit rebound game of his career.
CSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Arlon Harper351776202
A+Saah Nimley331877002
BMathiang Muo311171002
BS. Strickland6511100
B-Paul Gombwer274100102
C+Allie Fullah12420000
CJeremy Sexton26830102
CCedrick Bowen10410001
C-Matt Kennedy6021000
C-Malcolm Bernard14211001
UNCA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Trent Meyer392745401
AJeremy Atkinson391574100
B+D.J. Cunningham207100043
C+Jon Nwannunu13411010
C+Keith Hornsby281033104
CSam Hughes12030020
CWill Weeks33244003
D+C. Littlejohn15020111

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