HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Jahaad Proctor got 19 of his career-high 29 points in the first half and High Point cruised to an 80-59 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday night.
Andre Fox added 20 points and Brandonn Kamga had 12 for High Point, which hit 10 of 18 from long range and shot 51 percent from the field overall. Proctor was 9 for 14 from the field, including five 3-pointers, and missed just one of his seven free throws.
The Panthers (7-7, 2-1 Big South) never trailed and pulled away midway through the opening half with a 14-3 run sparked by Proctor's 3-pointer to make it 28-15 with under five minutes left until intermission. Then in the second half, High Point got a 3 from Kamga to ignite a 20-4 run to go up 62-34 with 13 minutes still to go.
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