FARMVILLE, Va. -- Saah Nimley matched his season high with 21 points and also had eight rebounds and eight assists to lead Charleston Southern past Longwood 75-62 Saturday for the Buccaneers' fourth straight win.
Leading 15-13, Charleston Southern (8-6, 3-0 Big South Conference) used a 10-0 spurt to pull away en route to a 40-28 halftime lead.
After the Buccaneers expanded their lead to 23, the Lancers (3-14, 0-3) closed out the game on a 12-2 run.
Charleston Southern scored 26 points off 20 Longwood turnovers and outscored the Lancers 38-22 in the paint. However, the Buccaneers, who came in ranked third nationally in 3-pointers made, were only 6 of 25 from long range.
Arlon Harper added 18 points, making 7 of 8 free throws, for Charleston Southern, which has won seven of its last eight games.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.