Davidson 72 at Wofford 69

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Davidson rallies, then holds off Wofford 72-69
Thursday, Dec 1, 2011

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP)—Jake Cohen scored 26 points and De’mon Brooks added 23 as Davidson surged ahead late in the second half and held on to beat Wofford 72-69 Thursday night in the Southern Conference opener for both teams.

The Wildcats (5-1), who have won three straight, trailed 44-38 with 15:19 to play.

After Davidson used a 10-4 run, fueled by six points from Cohen, to tie it at 48, Cohen hit a 3-pointer for a 51-50 lead with 9:40 left. The game was tied for the last time at 51, then the Terriers (3-4) got within a point on six occasions.

Drew Crowell, who led Wofford with 17 points, made a layup with 47 seconds left for 70-69. Brooks answered with a layup with 14 seconds to go and Crowell’s 3-point attempt bounced off the rim at the buzzer.

Davidson hit 19 of 24 free throws while Wofford was 7 of 12.

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Jake Cohen Jake Cohen
8-10,  26 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Wofford
Karl Cochran Karl Cochran
6-12,  15 Pts
8 Rebs, 4 Assists

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