Gardner-Webb tops Campbell, advances in Big South tournament
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Jerome Hill had 17 points and 14 rebounds, and Tyrell Nelson added 15 and nine on Wednesday to help 7th-seeded Gardner-Webb beat No. 10 seed Campbell 72-64 in the opening round of the Big South Conference tournament.
The Bulldogs made 14 of 28 field goals and outrebounded Campbell 20-6 - including 9-1 on the offensive glass - in the first half to take a 40-26 lead into the break.
Phillips' layup with 3:32 remaining pulled the Camels within 57-49, but Burbage answered with a 3-pointer before Hill scored six-straight Gardner-Webb points, pushing the Bulldogs' lead to 13 with two minutes remaining.