Campbell defeats South Carolina-Upstate 82-69

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP)—Jonathan Rodriguez scored a season-high 27 points as Campbell defeated South Carolina-Upstate 82-69 on Saturday.

Rodriguez was 4-for-7 from 3-point range and had seven rebounds and three steals for the Camels (8-4, 3-0 Atlantic Sun Conference), who shot 60 percent (18-for-30) in the second half after leading 29-28 at halftime. The senior forward moved into eighth place on the Atlantic Sun career scoring list with 1,848 points.

After Carter Cook’s 3-pointer brought the Spartans (1-11, 1-2) within 55-50 with 9:14 left, the Camels held them without a field goal for more than 6 minutes while putting together a 16-2 spurt.

Preston Dodson added 15 points on 7-of-9 shooting for Campbell, while Miles Taylor added 12 points and a career-high five assists for the Camels.

Nick Schneiders scored 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting and had nine rebounds to lead the Spartans.

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 Top Performers
Jonathan Rodriguez Jonathan Rodriguez
8-16,  27 Pts
7 Rebs, 1 Assists
 S.Car. Upstate
Nick Schneiders Nick Schneiders
7-8,  15 Pts
9 Rebs, 2 Assists

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