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Charleston Southern rolls over Charlotte 36-14

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Daniel Croghan threw two touchdowns while Kyle Copeland ran in two more to lead Charleston Southern to a 36-14 win over Charlotte on Saturday.

Copeland put the Buccaneers (8-1, 1-0 Big South) on the scoreboard in the first quarter with a 3-yard TD run, then put the game out of reach in the fourth quarter with a 5-yard TD run. Mike Holloway also rushed for a TD from the 5-yard line, and the defense scored a safety by tackling Charlotte running back Alan Barnwell in the end zone in the fourth quarter.

Croghan, who completed 15 of 22 passes for 173 yards, threw a 39-yard TD pass to Kevin Glears and a 14-yarder to Chris Theodore.

Charlotte (4-4) got two rushing touchdowns from Kalif Phillips.

The Buccaneers piled up 548 total yards, including 181 yards rushing by Christian Reyes, who broke the school's single-season record of 774 set in 1997.

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