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Charleston Southern takes Gardner-Webb 32-24 in double OT

Charleston Southern needed extra time Saturday afternoon but it used it to its advantage,...
Charleston Southern needed extra time Saturday afternoon but it used it to its advantage, knocking off Gardner-Webb 32-24 in double overtime in the Big South season finale from Spangler Stadium in Boiling Springs, North Carolina(Charleston Southern Football)
Published: Nov. 13, 2021 at 9:43 PM EST
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BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Jack Chambers threw two touchdowns and Daniel Oscar ran for 101 yards and a score and Charleston Southern beat Gardner-Webb 32-24 in double overtime on Saturday.

Buccaneers (4-5, 3-4 Big South Conference) freshman defensive back Kamron Smith came up with a stop of Gardner-Webb running back Nick Gaither for no gain on fourth-and-4 at the Charleston 8-yard line to end it.

Down 21-14, Bailey Fisher rallied Gardner-Webb (3-7, 1-5) and engineered an eight-play, 60-yard drive that that took just 70 seconds and ended when he threw a 17-yard scoring pass to Justin Franklin with 52 seconds left to tie it.

After the teams traded field goals in each possession of overtime, Chambers ran it in from the 2-yard line and then completed the two-point conversion on a pass to Ja’Rell Smith before the the defense sealed it.

Fisher threw for 345 yards and two touchdowns but also threw a pair of interceptions.