College of Charleston downs The Citadel 69-54

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Willis Hall scored 14 points and Adjehi Baru grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the College of Charleston to a 69-54 victory over The Citadel in a Southern Conference contest on Thursday.

Andrew Lawrence had 12 points and Anthony Stitt 12 for the Cougars (13-7, 5-3), who snapped a two-game conference losing streak. Charleston outrebounded The Citadel 45-24.

Mike Groselle led the Bulldogs (4-14, 1-7) with 17 points and nine rebounds. The Citadel beat Georgia Southern 70-55 on Saturday to snap a 12-game losing streak.

Charleston led 31-24 at the half and opened an 11-point lead at 35-24 on Andrew Lawrence's jumper 1:08 into the second half and maintained a 9-to-11 point lead.

The Cougars pushed it to 45-32 on Matt Sundberg's 3-pointer with 13:57 left, and Stitt made it a 57-38 advantage with a 3-pointer at the 7:49 mark.

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