Campbell beats Stetson 73-56

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BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP)—Lorne Merthie scored 19 points to help Campbell beat Stetson 73-56 on Friday night.

The Camels (14-15, 11-9 Atlantic Sun Conference) ended the regular season with a winning conference record for the first time since the team went 10-8 in 2000. Campbell also secured its first four-game winning streak since 2000.

Chris Reynolds and Kyle Vejraska each scored 13 points for the Camels. Vejraska also grabbed eight rebounds and blocked four shots.

Campbell jumped out to a 24-4 lead with 8:10 left in the first half, capped by Jonathan Rodriguez’s free throw. Merthie scored eight points and Vejraska had six during the spurt.

Stetson (13-16, 9-11), which lost its third straight contest, cut the lead to 45-39 with 11:35 left in the second half on Brandon Williams’ tip-in, but would not pull closer.

Garfield Blair led Stetson with 17 points.

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 Top Performers
 Stetson
Garfield Blair Garfield Blair
6-17,  17 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Campbell
Lorne Merthie Lorne Merthie
5-9,  19 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists

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