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Brantley blocks shot at buzzer, Charleston tops WCU 77-74

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) Grant Riller scored 28 points, Jarrell Brantley had 14 points, nine rebounds and a blocked shot on the final play, and Charleston beat Western Carolina 77-74 on Saturday in the Catamounts' home opener.

After a timeout with 10 seconds left, WCU inbounded it, swung it around the 3-point arc and Matt Halvorsen's 3-point attempt from the wing was blocked.

Charleston (2-0) was down by nine points with 10 minutes to go.

Brevin Galloway made three 3-pointers and scored 17 points for Charleston. Brantley blocked three shots and Riller has scored 20-plus in back-to-back games.

Charleston led 32-28 at halftime with Riller, Galloway and Brantley combining for 29 points.

Junior Carlos Dotson had 21 points and eight rebounds for Western Carolina (0-2), which is looking for its first win under first-year coach Mark Prosser. Halvorsen scored 15 points with three 3-pointers.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Charleston 2-0 324577
home team logo W. Carolina 0-2 284674
Team Stats
away team logo Charleston 2-0 74.3 PPG 34.6 RPG 11.7 APG
home team logo W. Carolina 0-2 72.0 PPG 38.1 RPG 12.2 APG
Key Players
1
G. Riller 21.9 PPG 3.4 RPG 4.1 APG 53.8 FG%
4
C. Dotson 13.9 PPG 9.5 RPG 1.5 APG 59.6 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB