Charleston looks for home win vs William & Mary
William & Mary (16-8, 8-3) vs. College of Charleston (14-9, 8-3)
TD Arena, Charleston, South Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: College of Charleston looks for its fourth straight win over William & Mary at TD Arena. The last victory for the Tribe at College of Charleston was a 63-61 win on Jan. 14, 2016.
SENIOR STUDS: College of Charleston’s Grant Riller, Sam Miller and Jaylen McManus have combined to score 54 percent of the team’s points this season, including 56 percent of all Cougars scoring over the last five games.
TAKING IT UP A NOTCH: The Cougars have scored 75.2 points per game against conference opponents so far, an improvement from the 68.1 per game they recorded in non-conference play.
KEY CONTRIBUTIONS: Riller has either made or assisted on 49 percent of all College of Charleston field goals over the last five games. Riller has 37 field goals and 27 assists in those games.
SCORING THRESHOLDS: College of Charleston is 5-0 when it limits opposing offenses to 63 or fewer points, and 9-9 when opponents exceed 63 points. William & Mary is 11-0 when holding opponents to 68 points or fewer, and 5-8 on the year when teams score any more than 68.
PERFECT WHEN: The Cougars are 5-0 when they hold opposing teams to 63 points or fewer and 9-9 when opponents exceed 63 points. The Tribe are 11-0 when they hold opponents to 68 points or fewer and 5-8 when opponents exceed 68 points.
DID YOU KNOW: College of Charleston has committed a turnover on just 16.6 percent of its possessions this season, which is the second-lowest rate among all CAA teams. The Cougars have turned the ball over only 11.1 times per game this season and just 8.3 times per game over their last three games.