Charleston Southern defeats UNC-Asheville 62-54

Jamarco Warren scored 17 points and Charleston Southern defeated

North Carolina-Asheville 62-54, extending the Buccaneers’ winning

streak to four games.

Warren was 7-for-11 from the field and hit three 3-pointers as

Charleston Southern (11-11, 6-6 Big South Conference) ended

UNC-Asheville’s seven-game winning streak. The Bulldogs (10-13,

7-5) shot 42.3 percent from the field (22-for-52), were 2-for-15

from the 3-point line (13.3 percent) and committed 21

turnovers.

Charleston Southern held a 55-50 lead when D.J. Cunningham

scored to cut the margin to 55-52 with 2:34 remaining. Tom

Tankelewicz hit a 3-pointer and Warren added a jumper for a 60-52

advantage with 1:25 to play.

Tankelewicz and Kenny Mitchell added 13 points each for the

Buccaneers.

John Williams led UNC-Asheville with nine points and eight

rebounds. J.P. Primm added eight points and eight assists.