College of Charleston vs Appalachian State

Coll. of Charleston 74, Appalachian St. 62

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BOONE, N.C. (AP) - Andrew Lawrence scored 24 points as College of Charleston capitalized on perimeter shooting to defeat Appalachian State 74-62 Saturday.

Lawrence was 6 of 8 from long range for the Cougars (14-10, 6-7 Southern Conference), who came in averaging eight 3-pointers per game and finished 11 of 26 (42.3 percent) from beyond the arc.

That offset the Mountaineers' dominant inside play, with a 42-20 advantage in the paint and a 46-32 rebounding margin, including 21 offensive boards.

Appalachian State (9-13, 5-7), which was leading the league in 3-point accuracy (35.8 percent), made only 3 of 19 (15.8 percent) from beyond the arc.

Charleston made seven 3-pointers in the first half to lead 35-32 at the break.

The Mountaineers stayed within seven in the second half until, trailing 49-45, Charleston went on a 10-0 run, with Lawrence scoring seven points.

Nathan Healy scored 12 points to lead Appalachian State (9-13, 5-7).

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College of Charleston (14-10) «353974
Appalachian State (9-13)323062

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T. Wiedeman, F285-124-551214
A. Baru, C211-23-49045
A. Lawrence, G367-114-437124
N. Johnson, G304-60-111111
M. Sundberg272-72-26037
J. Scott132-30-00005
J. Carlton30-10-00000
T. Dixon30-00-01000
B. Benton10-00-00000
P. Branin10-00-00000
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A. Williamson, F234-110-08128
J. Trice, G313-150-07126
M. Neal, G221-41-12423
T. Hamilton, G174-70-010110
O. Carter323-111-28127
I. Butts214-52-273310
G. Vilarino182-42-22206
M. Woods40-00-00020
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