Former West Bladen Knight leads Campbell to come from behind win


BUIES CREEK, NC (WWAY) — Former West Bladen basketball standout D.J. Mason scored 16 points on Monday night for the Campbell Camels. He also pulled down 13 rebounds in Campbell’s come from behind win against VMI in Buies Creek.


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BUIES CREEK, NC (AP ) — Chris Clemons hit a 3-pointer with 4 seconds left and Campbell pulled out a 66-65 win over VMI Monday night,

The non-conference win is the Camels’ third straight overall. Clemons already is a two-time conference Freshman of the Week award winner. His game-winning 3-pointer gave him 10 points, putting him in double-figure scoring for each of the team’s first six games.

QJ Peterson’s jumper with 5:11 left in the game gave VMI a 62-54 lead, but Campbell (4-2, 1-0 Big South) battled back. Curtis Phillips hit a pair of free throws, Shane Whitfield hit a jumper and a tip-in and Clemons hit a 3-pointer for a 63-62 lead.

VMI (2-3) got two free throws from Peterson and a third from Phillip Anglade for a 65-63 lead with :14 left.

D.J. Mason led Campbell with 16 points. Peterson finished with 20 points for VMI, with Julian Eleby adding another 18.

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