BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) RJ Johnson's 31 points led Charleston Southern over Gardner-Webb 86-74 on Wednesday night.

Johnson shot 8 for 13 (6 for 6 from 3-point range) and 9 of 10 from the free throw line for the Buccaneers (5-11, 1-2 Big South Conference). Taje' Kelly scored 15 points while going 2 of 5 and 11 of 14 from the free throw line, and added eight rebounds. A'lahn Sumler was 5 of 10 shooting, including 3 for 6 from 3-point range, and went 2 for 3 from the line to finish with 15 points.

The Runnin' Bulldogs (5-12, 0-2) were led in scoring by Julien Soumaoro, who finished with 16 points and two steals. Quest Aldridge added 13 points for Gardner-Webb. In addition, DQ Nicholas had 12 points and six rebounds. The Runnin' Bulldogs extended their losing streak to six in a row.


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