Wells helps The Citadel rout Virginia-Wise 69-37

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)—Cameron Wells scored 20 points as The Citadel routed Virginia-Wise 69-37 on Saturday night.

The Bulldogs (4-3) jumped out to an 18-4 lead and held the Highland Cavaliers to 24 percent shooting (6-for-25) in the first half en route to a 33-13 lead at the break in the Skip Prosser Classic.

With 14 first-half points, Wells outscored Virginia-Wise on his own. Joe Wolfinger added 16 points as 11 players scored for The Citadel.

For the game, the Bulldogs shot 41.8 percent (23-for-55) from the field, making 5 of 18 from 3-point range. Virginia-Wise shot 31.9 percent (15-for-47), going 2-for-12 from beyond the arc.

The Citadel forced 19 turnovers and won the rebounding battle 40-29.

The Highland Cavaliers, an NAIA school playing short-handed with only eight players dressed out, were led by Josh Jordan with 14 points on 6-for-11 shooting. Pance Kecev added 11 points.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Virginia-Wise
Josh Jordan Josh Jordan
6-11,  14 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Citadel
Cameron Wells Cameron Wells
9-17,  20 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists

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