Scores

Final

Charleston 72

(4-2, 2-0 away)

Charl Southern 67

(1-5, 1-2 home)

Coverage: ESPN3

7:30 PM ET, November 28, 2012

CSU Fieldhouse, Charleston, South Carolina

1 2 T
COFC 41 3172
CHSO 41 2667

Top Performers

Charleston: A. Lawrence 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 6 Ast

Charleston Southern: S. Nimley 20 Pts, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Coll. of Charleston 72, Charleston Southern 67

Associated Press

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Anthony Stitt and Andrew Lawrence scored 18 points each as the College of Charleston held off a late rally by Charleston Southern 72-67 Wednesday night.

After the Cougars (4-2) led 66-52 with 5:34 to play, the Buccaneers (2-4) reeled off 12 consecutive points. Saah Nimley and Arlon Harper, who finished with 20 points apiece, scored 10 of the Bucs' points in that run.

Harper buried a 3-pointer to make it a one-point game, 68-67, with 41 seconds left after Lawrence hit two free throws for the Cougars. Harper was unsuccessful on his next two 3-point tries, however, as Lawrence secured the game for College of Charleston with four free throws in the final 31 seconds.

The teams played at Charleston Southern's 881-seat Buccaneer Field House for the first time since 1992. Games hosted by Charleston Southern in the rivalry since then were played at the larger North Charleston Coliseum.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
COFC
CHSO
Points 72 67
FG Made-Attempted 25-54 (.463) 25-58 (.431)
3P Made-Attempted 9-19 (.474) 3-19 (.158)
FT Made-Attempted 13-15 (.867) 14-17 (.824)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 0

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