Posts Tagged Charleston

Football players’ parents sue over ritual comments

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The parents of three Charleston football players have filed a lawsuit claiming characterizations of the team’s controversial postgame watermelon ritual damaged their sons’ reputations.

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McClellan’s 19 lead Miami over Charlotte 77-58

Miami's Tonye Jekiri, right, fights for a rebound against Charlotte's Pierria Henry, left, in the first half of the championship game at the Charleston Classic NCAA college basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Sheldon McClellan had 19 points and Manu Lecomte 15 as Miami defeated Charlotte 77-58 Sunday night to win its second Charleston Classic championship.

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Robotham’s 16 lead Zips past Gamecocks 68-63

Akron's Pat Forsythe, left, and Nyles Evans, center, fight for the ball with South Carolina's Michael Carrera, right, in the first half at the Charleston Classic NCAA college basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Noah Robotham had 16 points and Deji Ibitayo 15 as Akron outlasted South Carolina to take third place at the Charleston Classic with a 68-63 victory Sunday.

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Newbill’s 22 lead Penn State past Trojans 63-61

Penn State's Donovon Jack, right, goes up to shoot against Southern California's Darion Clark, left, in the first half at the Charleston Classic NCAA college basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — D.J. Newbill scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half and Penn State held off Southern Cal to take fifth place at the Charleston Classic with a 63-61 victory Sunday.

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