Charleston Southern advances to Big South Final with 71-65 win over VMI
CONWAY, S.C. - Charleston Southern sophomore guard Arlon Harpeer had a career high 33 points as CSU rallied from a five-point halftime deficit to beat No. 2 North seed VMI, 71-65, in the semifinals of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Conference Men's Basketball Championship on Saturday at The HTC Center.
The Bucs advance to Sunday's Championship Game and will face the winner of No. 5 North seed Liberty and No. 2 South seed Gardner-Webb. Tipoff is at noon at the HTC Center. The game will be televised on ESPN2 and will be broadcast locally on Sports Radio 1450-AM in Charleston.
CSU reaches the Big South Tournament final for the first time since 2005 and makes its first appearance in the championship game under Barclay Radebaugh.