Coll. of Charleston 72, Appalachian St. 59
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)
Trent Wiedeman and Anthony Stitt had 10 points apiece for the Cougars (15-7, 6-3 Southern Conference), who have won three in a row.
Appalachian State closed to within two at 44-42 on Tab Hamilton's jumper with 14:28 left, but the Cougars pushed it to 58-48 with 9:02 remaining and led 65-48 on Wiedeman's layup with 4:16 left.
Appalachian State trimmed the lead to 65-55 on Michael Obacha's layup with 3:33 remaining, but the Cougars cruised to the victory.
Charleston made 17 of 25 from the line, while Appalachian State hit 7 of 10.