Scores

Final

Charleston 63

(15-4, 7-2 Southern)

The Citadel 72

(10-10, 5-4 Southern)

    3:00 PM ET, January 24, 2009

    McAlister Field House, Charleston, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    COFC 21 4263
    CIT 36 3672

    Top Performers

    Charleston: J. Johnson 17 Pts, 13 Reb

    Citadel: D. Nelson 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    The Citadel 72, Coll. of Charleston 63

    Associated Press

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Demetrius Nelson scored 17 points to lead Citadel to a 72-63 victory over College of Charleston on Saturday.

    The Bulldogs (10-10, 5-4 Southern Conference) shot 46.4 percent from the field (26-for-56), including 53.3 percent from 3-point range (8-for-15). Cameron Wells added 15 points, and Cosmo Morabbi chipped in with 10.

    Citadel went on a 12-2 run to end the first half, and went into halftime with a 36-21 lead. The Bulldogs shot 51.7 percent in the first half (15-for-29), while the Cougars shot only 26.9 percent (7-for-26).

    Tony White Jr. scored five straight points during a 9-3 run for the Cougars, cutting their deficit to 66-57 with less than four minutes left but would not pull closer.

    College of Charleston (15-4, 7-2) was led by Jermaine Johnson, who scored 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. Andrew Goudelock added 14 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COFC
    CIT
    Points 63 72
    FG Made-Attempted 24-63 (.381) 26-56 (.464)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-18 (.111) 8-15 (.533)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 12-19 (.632)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 17

    2008-09 Season

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