Najdawi key as The Citadel beats Stetson 94-93

Najdawi key as The Citadel beats Stetson 94-93

Published Nov. 17, 2015 8:38 p.m. ET

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Zane Najdawi scored 22 points and Derrick Henry had 21, including two free throws with 10 seconds left, and The Citadel edged Stetson 94-93 on Tuesday night.

After Henry's free throws, Najdawi blocked Cameron Harvey's layup attempt with five seconds left and Warren Sledge grabbed the rebound for the Bulldogs to secure the win.

Brian White added 15 points and P.J. Boutte had 13 with nine assists for The Citadel (1-1), which shot 59 percent for the game and made 16 of 18 free throws.

Divine Myles had 22 points for Stetson (0-2), which shot 56 percent. Brian Pegg added 15 points with 13 rebounds, Derick Newton had 14 points and Luke Doyle 13.


The Hatters, who got 30 points off the bench and were 9 of 12 from the line, had a 10-point lead midway through the second half. The Citadel recovered to lead by seven with four minutes left.