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Riller leads Charlston past Towson, 79-70 in key CAA battle

TOWSON, Md. (AP) Grant Riller scored 28 points and Charleston knocked Towson out of a three-way tie for second place in the Colonial Athletic Association with a 79-70 win Saturday afternoon.

Charleston, Hofstra and Towson entered play Saturday tied for second place at 7-3, one game behind conference leader William & Mary. Hofstra romped past The Tribe, 83-60 to forge a first-place tie. Charleston now stands alone in second, one game behind. Towson falls to third.

Towson led by as many as 12 points in the first half and still held a double-digit margin with 1:24 left in the first half after Allen Betrand hit a 3-pointer to make it 38-28. Riller scored at the basket and knocked down a 3 with a second left to cut the lead down to five, 38-33 at intermission.

Jaylen McManus hit a 3 and followed with a layup to put Charleston in front, 41-40 three minutes into the second half. Towson pulled even at 48-48 midway through the half, but never retook the lead.

Brevin Galloway added 16 points for the Cougars (14-9, 8-3). McManus added 14 points and Sam Miller 10.

Betrand finished with 18 points to lead the Tigers (13-10, 7-4), with Jason Gibson adding 16 and Brian Fobbs 15.

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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 14-9 334679
home team logo Towson 13-10 383270
Team Stats
away team logo Charleston 14-9 70.2 PPG 35.1 RPG 10.9 APG
home team logo Towson 13-10 70.6 PPG 39.8 RPG 11.4 APG
Key Players
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G. Riller 21.9 PPG 5.1 RPG 3.9 APG 49.9 FG%
23
B. Fobbs 16.3 PPG 4.9 RPG 1.7 APG 43.2 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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