College of Charleston beats Furman 69-58

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)—Donavan Monroe scored 15 points to lead College of Charleston to a 69-58 win over Furman on Saturday.

Tony White Jr. added 12 points, shooting 3-for-3 from beyond the arc for the Cougars (23-7, 15-5 Southern Conference). Jermaine Johnson scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

After holding a 32-24 lead at halftime, Charleston went on a 15-4 run in the second half to take a 57-38 lead with 8:15 remaining. Furman was able to cut the lead down to eight after a 3-pointer from Jordan Miller, making the score 66-58 with 28 seconds left. But the Paladins (6-22, 4-15) failed to score again, as Monroe shot 3-for-4 from the free throw line to secure the win.

Miller led Furman with 13 points and seven rebounds.

The Cougars ended their regular season on a five-game winning streak, while Furman is currently on a four-game losing streak.

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 Furman
Jordan Miller Jordan Miller
6-15,  13 Pts
7 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Charleston
Donavan Monroe Donavan Monroe
4-6,  15 Pts
7 Rebs, 1 Assists

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