Campbell routs Towson behind Spinks, 76-55

January 23, 1994|By From Staff Reports

BUIES CREEK, N.C. -- Joe Spinks, playing with a sprained ankle, scored a game-high 26 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, leading Campbell past Towson State, 76-55, in a Big South Conference game yesterday.

Spinks, who sustained the injury in a 79-67 loss to first-place Radford, was 10-for-14 from the field and had five assists. Scott Neely had 17 points for the Camels (10-4, 5-1).

Ralph Blalock scored 13 points to lead the Tigers (8-7, 3-2), who lost for the second straight year at Campbell. Scooter Alexander added 12 points and four rebounds.

The Camels took the lead for good at 21-18 after a three-point play by Doug Mitchell (seven points). Campbell extended the lead to 35-29 at halftime, then opened the second half with a 24-8 run to take its largest lead at 59-37 with 11:50 left.

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