College basketball roundup: Williams leads Gardner-Webb over Campbell

Davidson won in overtime; UNCA, NC A&T and High Point also picked up wins

Lance Terry had 10 points and eight rebounds off the bench to help Gardner-Webb beat Campbell 57-45 on Wednesday in Buies Creek. (Chris Seward / AP Photo)

BUIES CREEK — D’Maurian Williams had 15 points and seven rebounds as Gardner-Webb got past Campbell 57-45 on Wednesday night.

Lance Terry had 14 points for Gardner-Webb (14-10, 8-3 Big South Conference), which earned its fifth straight victory. Jordan Sears added 10 points and eight rebounds. Anthony Selden had seven rebounds.

Campbell scored 25 points in the first half, a season low for the team.

Jordan Whitfield had 12 points for the Fighting Camels (13-9, 6-5).

Cedric Henderson Jr., whose 13 points per game coming into the contest led the Fighting Camels, scored 2 points on 1-of-10 shooting.

UNC Asheville 69, Hampton 53

ASHEVILLE — Jamon Battle registered 14 points and eight rebounds as UNC Asheville topped Hampton 69-53 on Wednesday night.

LJ Thorpe had 17 points for UNC Asheville (13-11, 5-6 Big South Conference), which snapped its four-game home losing streak. Drew Pember added 13 points and four blocks. Tajion Jones had 9 points and 13 rebounds.

Dajour Dickens had 14 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocks for the Pirates (7-15, 3-8). Russell Dean added 14 points. Najee Garvin had 11 points and seven rebounds.

Davidson 73, Saint Joseph’s 67 (OT)

DAVIDSON — Foster Loyer scored 21 points and Michael Jones had a go-ahead three-point play in overtime to lead Davidson to a 73-67 victory over Saint Joseph’s on Wednesday night.

Luka Brajkovic pitched in with 17 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats (20-3, 10-1 Atlantic 10 Conference), who have won four straight. Hyunjung Lee added 15 points and eight rebounds. Jones added two free throws with 16 seconds left in OT and finished with 11 points.

Erik Reynolds II had 20 points for the Hawks (10-12, 4-7), who scored a season-low 22 points in the second half. Ejike Obinna added 16 points and 13 rebounds. Taylor Funk had 16 points. Cameron Brown had a career-high 12 rebounds to go with 10 points. Jordan Hall, the Hawks’ leading scorer at 15 points per game, was held to five points on 2-of-12 shooting.

The Wildcats improve to 2-0 against the Hawks on the season. Davidson defeated Saint Joseph’s 88-73 on Jan. 5.

NC A&T 62, Charleston Southern 51

GREENSBORO — Kameron Langley recorded 13 points and five steals as North Carolina A&T got past Charleston Southern 62-51 on Wednesday night.

Justin Whatley added nine points for the Aggies, who forced a season-high 23 turnovers.

Demetric Horton had six rebounds and six assists for North Carolina A&T (10-15, 5-6 Big South Conference), which broke its five-game losing streak. David Beatty added seven rebounds.

Tahlik Chavez had 13 points for the Buccaneers (5-19, 1-10). Claudell Harris Jr. also had 13 points. Taje’ Kelly had 10 points.

High Point 79, Presbyterian 70

CLINTON, S.C — Jaden House had a team-high 20 points to lead four Panthers in double figures as High Point won 79-70 on the road at Presbyterian on Wednesday night to get to .500 in Big South Conference play.

The Panthers took the lead just under three minutes into the game and never trailed again, leading by 10 at halftime and never letting the Blue House closer than six points.

Zach Austin had 19 points for High Point (11-13, 5-5 in the Big South), while John-Michael Wright added 16 points and eight rebounds. Emmanuel Izunabor matched a season high with 12 points in 16 minutes, and Alex Holt had 12 points off the bench.

Rayshon Harrison led Presbyterian (11-15, 3-8 Big South) with 24 points but made just 2 of 10 3-point attempts.

Chattanooga 65, Western Carolina 47

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Malachi Smith registered 16 points and six rebounds as Chattanooga won its eighth consecutive home game, beating Western Carolina 65-47 on Wednesday night.

David Jean-Baptiste had 14 points for Chattanooga (21-5, 11-2 Southern Conference). Grant Ledford added seven rebounds.

Nick Robinson had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Catamounts (9-17, 3-10). Tyler Harris added 8 points and 10 rebounds. Marlow Gilmore had seven rebounds.

Western Carolina defeated Chattanooga 70-59 on Jan. 12.