NCAA Basketball

Fleming, Keeling power Charleston Southern past Longwood

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) Phlandrous Fleming scored 25 points, Christian Keeling added 22 points with 11 rebounds and Charleston Southern defeated Longwood 101-91 on Saturday.

Travis McConico added 19 points and five rebounds for the Buccaneers (7-9, 1-2 Big South).

Isaiah Walton had 21 points, six assists, four rebounds and three steals for the Lancers (11-7, 1-2). Shabooty Phillips had 16 points, six rebounds and six assists.

Missed shots were at a premium as both teams shot at least 50 percent from the field and 80 percent from the free-throw line. Both teams buried 14 3-pointers, CSU making 14 of 31 and Longwood making 14 of 28. Fleming and McConico both made 4 of 8 for the Buccaneers.

Longwood led 43-41 at halftime. Charleston Southern took the lead at 46-43 on a 3-pointer by McConico with 18:22 to go in the second half. The Lancers were within 76-72 after a pair of free throws by Spencer Franklin but CSU quickly went up by 13 with 4:52 remaining.

Updated January 12, 2019

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