High Point 73, Charleston Southern 68

Nick Barbour scored 28 points to lead High Point to a 73-68

victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday night.

Barbour hit three 3-pointers and went 11-for-12 from the free

throw line and Euguene Harris added 18 points for the Panthers

(13-12, 8-6 Big South Conference), who won their second straight

game.

High Point took a 34-24 halftime lead as Charleston Southern

shot only 29 percent from the field (9-for-31) in the first

half.

The Panthers struggled from the line in the first half (5-for-9,

55.6 percent), but went 16-for-18 (88.9 percent) in the second to

hold off Charleston Southern.

Corey Law added 10 points and nine rebounds for High Point.

Kelvin Martin had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Jamarco Warren had

16 points and Jeremy Sexton added 11 points for Charleston Southern

(11-14, 6-9), which lost its third consecutive game.