BUIES CREEK, N.C. -- Darren White scored a career-high 36 points, including 28 in the second half, as Campbell beat Appalachian State 101-82 Friday night in nonconference play.
White made 15 of 19 shots as the Camels (2-1) made 66.7 percent (42 of 63) overall, the highest percentage ever at Gore Arena.
Campbell scored the first five points of the game and took an early 16-5 lead on the way to a 55-39 halftime advantage. The Camels finished the half shooting 65.6 percent.
Appalachian State (1-2) committed 10 turnovers in the first half and shot 42.4 percent (14 of 33).
The Camels outscored the Mountaineers 23-0 on fast break points.
Four-star power forward Royce Hamm ended his recruitment on Friday with a commitment to head coach Shaka Smart and the Texas Longhorns after also considering Vanderbilt, Arkansas, Baylor and Houston among others.
Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes did his best Stone Cold Steve Austin impression and brought the pain to some fellow Badgers.
Avery Johnson's first season as a college coach was a success by most measures, and he'll aim to keep the Crimson Tide rolling in the right direction.