Barry, Chealey lead Charleston past Elon 77-63

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Canyon Barry had 22 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead College of Charleston to a 77-63 win over Elon on Wednesday.

Joe Chealey had 16 points and nine boards and Adjehi Baru and Anthony Stitt chipped in eight apiece for the Cougars (8-20, 3-12 Colonial), who shot 56.3 percent from the field.

Tanner Sampson finished with 22 points, including six 3s, and Elijah Bryant added 20 for Elon (11-17, 3-12). The Phoenix made just 18 of 48 (37.5 percent) from the field and 18 of 32 (56.3 percent) from the free throw line.

Charleston took a 19-point lead after a Barry 3 capped a 15-3 run midway through the second half. Bryant scored eight straight to bring the score back within single digits, but Charleston scored 12 of the last 18 points.