College of Charleston defeats Davidson 67-55
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)—Jeremy Simmons and Donavan Monroe scored 16 points each to lead College of Charleston to a 67-55 victory over Davidson on Saturday.
Casaan Breeden added 11 points for the Cougars (3-3, 2-0 Southern Conference), who maintained their 11-point halftime lead by shooting 50 percent from the field (14-for-28) in the second half.
The College of Charleston jumped out to an 18-6 lead on Monroe’s dunk with 9:04 remaining in the first half. Simmons tipped in Breeden’s miss for a 20-6 advantage with 8:37 left.
Davidson (2-6, 1-1) cut the lead to seven points twice in the second half, the second time on Brendon McKillop’s layup with 16:16 to play, but the Cougars went on an 11-0 run for a 48-30 lead on Breeden’s dunk with 12:35 left.
Davidson shot 18.8 percent from the field (6-for-32) in the first half.
Will Archambault led the Wildcats with 10 points.
Simmons added 10 rebounds.