Whitfield leads Campbell past Charleston Southern 66-51
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Jordan Whitfield came off the bench to score 16 points to spark Campbell to a 66-51 victory over Charleston Southern on Thursday night.
Whitfield sank 7 of 8 shots from the floor with two 3-pointers for the Fighting Camels (14-14, 5-11 Big South Conference). Cory Gensler had 14 points as Campbell snapped a six-game losing streak on the road. Cedric Henderson Jr. added 10 points and eight rebounds, while Trey Spencer scored 10.
Phlandrous Fleming Jr. had 18 points and 10 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season for the Buccaneers (13-15, 7-9). Deontaye Buskey added 16 points and seven rebounds, while Ty Jones scored 12.
Campbell shot 52% from the field, 35% from 3-point range (6 of 17) and made 4 of 6 foul shots. Charleston Southern shot only 28% overall (14 of 50) and 17% from distance (3 of 18). The Buccaneers made 20 of 23 from the free-throw line.
The Fighting Camels evened the season series against the Buccaneers with the win. Charleston Southern defeated Campbell 77-62 on Jan. 16.
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Updated February 20, 2020