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D. J. Mason Scores 19 Points But Camels Lose

D. J. Mason Scores 16 In Campbell Win At Charlotte

West Bladen grad D. J. Mason fired in 19 points Saturday, but his Campbell Camels dropped an 82-75 Big South Conference decision to Charleston Southern.

Mason connected on 5 of 8 shots from the field and sank 8 of 9 free throws. The 6-6 senior grabbed 6 rebounds and dished out 4 assists.

The Clarkton native opened the game with a lay-up then dropped in another lay-up with 11:42 left in the half for a 10-8 Camel lead.

Mason made another lay-up, popped in a jumper and cashed in 2 free throws that stretched the Campbell lead to 27-19. Two more Mason free throws kept the Camels up 34-30 at halftime.

The Campbell center made 2 free throws then drilled in a 3-point shot for a 43-40 lead with 16:54 left to play. Mason delivered 2 more free throws with 6:21 left that kept the Camels ahead 70-66.

Charleston Southern answered with an 11-0 spurt to take a 77-70 lead and held on for the victory.

Thursday night Mason threw in 13 points and grabbed 7 rebounds, but the Camels lost to Longwood 74-57.

Mason was 6 for 15 from the field against Longwood and had one assist and one steal.

The Camels travel to Radford, VA Wednesday night for a 7 p.m. game.

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