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Fleming buzzer beater lifts Charleston Southern to OT win

CLINTON, S.C. -- — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. drilled a long 3-pointer in the final second and scored a career-high 35 points to give Charleston Southern a 78-77 overtime win over Presbyterian on Monday night.

The finish was set up when freshman Rayshon Harrison, who scored a career-high 31 points for the Blue Hose, made 1 of 2 from the foul line with 16 seconds to go.

Fleming, who was 1 of 9 behind the arc at that point, got the ball on the wing, probed for an opening to the basket before pulling up well behind the arc, and scoring over the out-stretched arms of Brandon Younger with 0.2 seconds left.

Ja’Quavian Florence scored a season-high 22 points and had 10 rebounds for Charleston Southern (3-18, 2-15 Big South Conference). Sadarius Bowser added 13 points.

The Blue Hose’s Rayshon Harrison scored 31 points and added 13 rebounds in the losing effort for the hosts. Trevon Reddish had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Blue Hose (7-14, 5-12). Owen McCormack added 13 points.

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