Davidson holds off The Citadel 67-63 in overtime

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DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP)—Jake Cohen scored 18 points and Brendan McKillop had 17 as Davidson overcame an early 15-point deficit to beat The Citadel 67-63 in overtime on Saturday night.

The Wildcats (11-11, 6-4 Southern Conference) trailed 27-12 with 8:05 left in the first half, then used a 21-6 run, capped by a McKillop 3-pointer, to tie the game at 33 at the break.

The second half went back and forth, with the Bulldogs (10-12, 4-6) leading by six and Davidson by four. A McKillop layup with 58 seconds left was the last score in regulation.

In overtime, The Citadel pulled ahead 61-57 on a jumper by Cameron Wells and a layup by Bryan Streeter. After McKillop nailed a 3, Wells hit another jumper. Cohen answered with a layup and McKillop hit another 3 to take the lead for good with 55 seconds left. Cohen’s two free throws sealed the win.

Wells led the Bulldogs with 22 points on 7-for-11 shooting.

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Cameron Wells Cameron Wells
7-21,  22 Pts
3 Rebs, 5 Assists
Jake Cohen Jake Cohen
7-14,  18 Pts
8 Rebs, 2 Assists

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