Releford, Alabama beat Charleston Southern 59-46 - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Releford, Alabama beat Charleston Southern 59-46

Posted: Updated:

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Trevor Releford drained 22 points and Alabama earned a 59-46 victory over Charleston Southern Friday night in a nonconference showdown.

Releford hit 7 of 15 from the field, including 5 of 8 from beyond the arc for his second straight game with five 3-pointers. He also had six assists.

Trevor Lacey also had six helpers for the Crimson Tide (5-0), while Levi Randolph had 10 points and Carl Engstrom had eight rebounds.

Paul Gombwer and Saah Nimley had 10 points each for the Buccaneers (1-4).

Alabama opened on a 9-0 run, but relinquished the lead briefly when Gombwer hit a 3 to put Charleston Southern ahead 15-13 with 10:53 left in the first half.

A Releford 3 tied it at 18 with 8 minutes left before halftime, and then Lacey made a layup 37 seconds later to put Alabama up for good.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
Can't find what you're looking for?

WRCB-TV
900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-5412

WRCB Jobs EEO | FCC Public Files

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WRCB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.