Coll. of Charleston 63, Elon 44

Adjehi Baru had his first career double-double and Trent

Wiedeman his fourth of the season as College of Charleston coasted

to a 63-44 win over cold-shooting Elon on Saturday night.

The Cougars (12-5, 4-2 Southern Conference) held the Phoenix to

just seven points in the first 14:28 of the contest. Elon (8-8,

3-2) shot 18.2 percent from the field in the first half (6 of 33),

improving to 23.9 percent (16 of 67) overall.

Charleston led 29-19 at the half, and then maintained the

double-digit lead while the Phoenix posted their lowest point total

since a 55-31 loss to Samford on Dec. 3, 2009.

Baru had 18 points and 12 rebounds while Wiedeman had 10 points

and a career-high 17 rebounds.

The Cougars played without guard Anthony Stitt (9.1 points per

game) who injured his hand and will be out for six weeks.

Lucas Troutman led Elon with nine points.