Western Carolina vs College of Charleston

Coll. of Charleston 62, W. Carolina 58

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Nori Johnson scored 17 points and Adjehi Baru grabbed a career-high 17 boards as College of Charleston beat Western Carolina 62-58 on Thursday night.

Antwaine Wiggins recorded 15 points and seven rebounds and Andrew Lawrence added 12 points and six rebounds for the Cougars (15-10, 7-7 Southern Conference) who dominated the boards 53-43.

Western Carolina held a 48-47 lead before Wiggins knocked down a trey and Baru converted a layup to put Charleston ahead 52-48 with 3:05 left.

The Catamounts cut the deficit to 52-51 but Lawrence scored four straight points to give the Cougars a 56-51 lead with only 54 seconds left.

Charleston made six free throws in the final minute to seal the win.

The Cougars shot just 27.1 percent (16 of 59) from the field but played tough defensively, recording 10 blocks and five steals.

Brandon Boggs led Western Carolina (10-16, 4-9) with 15.

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Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F162-61-22045
T. Sumler, G385-110-072311
B. Boggs, G365-174-571215
K. Cole, G334-91-232312
H. Mutombo, G233-120-15247
I. Hollis182-60-07054
P. Ross171-30-03122
K. Hall161-20-03012
T. Tankelewicz30-00-01010
Totals 23-666-104382558
 34.8%60% 
College of Charleston Cougars
A. Wiggins, F355-134-870315
M. Sundberg, F121-40-03023
A. Baru, C371-87-1517149
A. Lawrence, G382-127-866312
N. Johnson, G365-113-452317
J. Carlton251-60-06002
J. Scott171-51-22014
Totals 16-5922-375391662
 27.1%59.5% 
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