Campbell knocks off Stetson 81-55
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP)—Jonathan Rodriguez scored 17 points and had seven rebounds to lead Campbell to an 81-55 victory over Stetson on Saturday.
Rodriguez was 6-for-10 from the floor and is just 15 points from breaking the school’s career scoring mark of 1,947 points, set by Sam Staggers from 1973-77. He became the school’s career rebounding leader on Thursday.
Campbell (11-5, 6-1 Atlantic Sun Conference) is off to its best start since 1993-94 and has not led the Atlantic Sun this late in the season since joining the conference in 1994-95.
The Camels, who have won five of six, opened the game on a 17-4 run and increased their advantage to 30-14 on Preston Dodson’s layup with 7:34 left.
Lorne Merthie scored 16, Dodson added 14 and William Kossangue scored 12. Junard Hartley had 13 assists for Campbell.
Ridge Graham and Tyshawn Patterson scored 14 points each for Stetson (4-12, 2-6).