N.C.-Asheville 76, Charleston Southern 65

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)—Reid Augst scored 24 points and North Carolina-Asheville defeated Charleston Southern 76-65 on Saturday night.

Augst went 8-of-11 shooting and 8 of 10 from the free-throw line.

The Bulldogs (6-8, 2-1 Big South Conference) led by as many as 14 points with 9:51 left in the game. Charleston Southern (5-7, 1-1) brought the deficit to 59-56 with 59 seconds to play on a Tovi Bailey layup, but wasn’t able to pull any closer.

J.P. Primm and Augst hit two free throws each to pull the Bulldogs away.

Primm added 18 points, John Williams scored 12 and Eric Stubbs had 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs.

Jamarco Warren scored 19 points for the Buccaneers. Bailey added 15 and Giedrius Knysas tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds.

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