Mountaineers hold off Charleston 70-66

Preview | Box Score | Recap

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)—Donte Minter scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Jeremi Booth added 10 points off the bench to lead Appalachian State to a 70-66 win over the College of Charleston on Thursday night.

The Mountaineers (6-6, 1-2 Southern Conference) traileld 46-39 with 12:22 left and rallied to defeat the Cougars (6-7, 1-2).

Minter had four points and Booth a pair of layups in Appalachian State’s go-ahead, 10-1 run that put the team ahead 49-47 with 7:36 left.

Jeremy Clayton added a pair of free throws with 33 seconds to go that put the Mountaineers ahead 68-63.

Donald Sims and Doug McLaughlin-Williams had nine points apiece for Appalachian State.

Booth and his fellow reserves were a big reason for the Mountaineers’ win. Appalachian State’s backups outscored Charleston’s 27-21, had 12 steals and got five blocked shots.

Charleston was led by Jermaine Johnson’s 17 points and 15 rebounds. It was Johnson’s sixth double-double in his past eight games. His rebounds matched his previous career high.

Tony White Jr. had 13 points and Andrew Goudelock added 12 for the Cougars.

Related Articles

Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Appalachian St.
D. Minter D. Minter
7-11,  19 Pts
11 Rebs, 3 Assists
J. Johnson J. Johnson
7-14,  17 Pts
15 Rebs, 1 Assists

Team Stat Leaders


Top 25 Scoreboard

Thursday, Jan 3