Stetson defeats Campbell 63-56
DeLAND, Fla. (AP)—Kris Thomas scored 14 points and A.J. Smith added 12 as Stetson defeated Campbell 63-56 on Monday night.
The Hatters (4-3, 2-0 Atlantic Sun Conference), who built a 35-18 advantage at halftime saw that edge dwindle to 59-56 with 22.3 seconds to play.
Kyle Vejraska led Campbell (2-6, 0-2) with 17 points while Jonathan Rodriguez scored 13 and Junard Hartley added 11.
The Camels took advantage of poor Stetson shooting to start the second half (1-for-13 from the field) and gradually cut into that hafltime margin.
Amir Celestin hit a basket with 22.3 seconds reamining to give Campbell a late chance, but Stetson’s Tim Lang made three free throws and Smith hit another to seal the victory.
Stetson has won three of its last four games.