Campbell 79, ETSU 57

Lorne Merthie scored 19 points and Campbell beat East Tennessee

State 79-57 on Friday night.

Miles Taylor made all six of his shot attempts to score 13

points for the Camels (18-9, 13-5 Atlantic Sun Conference), who

have won six in a row. Junard Hartley had 10 points, seven steals

and five assists.

Campbell pulled away easily from the Pirates (14-14, 10-7),

using back-to-back 3-pointers by William Kossangue and Merthie to

give the Camels a 32-14 lead with 2:15 left in the first half.

ETSU’s Micah Williams followed with a 3-pointer to cut

Campbell’s margin to 15, but that’s as close as the Pirates would

get. Later in the second half, Campbell pushed its lead to 33 – its

largest of the contest – on Kyle Vejraska’s 3-pointer.

Williams led ETSU with 14 points. Sheldon Cooley scored 11

points, six assists and six rebounds with seven turnovers.